John Goodwin

Chief Executive Officer, The LEGO Foundation

Joined the LEGO Foundation as Chief Executive Officer in April 2017 to pursue a career combining business skills with passion for philanthropy and driving positive social impact. The LEGO Foundation is dedicated to influencing parents, teachers and policy-makers to adopt learning through play as the most powerful means for children to acquire the broad suite of skills needed to thrive in today’s world – and to provide the evidence and advocacy to support it. Formerly: Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, LEGO Group, responsible for comprising finance, corporate information technology (IT), corporate social responsibility, external relations, corporate business services, legal affairs and procurement; President, Procter & Gamble, responsible for leading a variety of global businesses covering pet nutrition, electrical appliances and food snacks; conducted a wide range of finance leadership positions in the company, including mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, new business ventures, investor relations and strategic development. Degree (Hons) in Mathematical Engineering, University of Loughborough. Fellow, Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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