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Simon is the co-founder of Gold Collins, a crisis advisory business, and has a variety of board and advisory roles with UK and international organisations.

He was Chairman and Senior Partner of KPMG LLP until 2017, following roles leading the Transactions and Corporate Finance businesses. Prior to that he was an investment banker with SG Warburg and NatWest Markets.


He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1986. Simon is a member of the University of Manchester’s Global Leadership Board, chairs the Catalyst Board for Cancer Research UK and is a member of the Hampton-Alexander steering committee.