Simon has spent some 35 years in the City, working initially as a dealer in the stock exchange then for a number of asset management firms including Gartmore, Schroders, JP Morgan where he was a managing director in the UK institutional business and Legal and General where he was head of defined contributions client solutions. His main work was as a relationship manager to predominately large UK or multinational pension clients, advising them on investment and more recently, environmental, social and governance issues.
He is also an artist having shown his works in a number of London galleries with clients all round the World. In addition to his paintings, he is also a poet. He currently lives in St Leonards with his Wife, Paula. He has been involved with the MKPUK&I charity since 2002 and is currently in the elder circle. Simon has been involved with abandofbrothers for five years and helped set up the Hastings community some three years ago.