Mike Craston is a member of the Aviva Investors Global Executive Committee and is responsible for leading the worldwide business development activities targeting Aviva Investors three channels of distribution. The areas of business development within his responsibility include worldwide sales, client service, client investment development, marketing, product and communications.

Prior to joining Aviva Investors, Mike worked for Legal & General Investment Management, latterly as Non-Executive Vice Chairman, America, after joining in 2004 as Managing Director of Institutional Business and progressing to the position of Chief Executive Officer of both their American and Asian businesses. He was also a trustee of the Legal & General Master Trust and chaired its Investment Committee, as well as being a member of the Independent Governance Committee.

Before Legal & General, Mike worked with Aegon Asset Management as Director of Institutional Business and with Scottish Equitable Asset Management, initially, as an investment sales manager and subsequently as the director of Sales and Marketing. He has also previously worked with Schroder Investment Management, Standard Life and Guardian Royal Exchange.