Simon has more than 20 years of consulting experience with both A.T. Kearney and Lansdowne across Europe, North America and Asia. A specialist in business strategy and operational improvement, he has extensive turnaround experience and has on several occasions helped clients to achieve dramatic improvements in profitability through strategic reviews of their business and the design and delivery of complex transformation programmes.
By combining strategy setting and implementation into a single, genuinely integrated process his teams have built a track record of sustainable results in the financial services, media-telecom, automotive, retail, and government sectors. He has significant private equity and corporate finance experience and is one of the founders of successful investment bank, Wit Soundview Europe.
He is a regular contributor on business issues for the BBC, CNBC and Time Magazine.
Simon holds a PhD in particle physics gained from CERN, Geneva.