Simon is a dynamic and results-orientated delivery director with over twenty-five years Financial Services experience within blue-chips. Predominately within the IT/Operations spheres, Simon can demonstrate an impeccable delivery record across disparate functions, geographies and sectors. Decisive, innovative and a powerful communicator, Simon is a versatile and quick-up the learning curve individual, committed to driving and delivering optimum ROI in both strategic and tactical scenarios.
Simon began his career with British Petroleum in the Oil Exploration Industry. After a move back to the UK from a role in Dubai he moved into the Financial Services sector for Capital One specializing in Program/Portfolio Management. Further roles in FS with First Data and latterly Barclays at Director-level saw him accountable for $100M yearly portfolio delivery responsibility.
Simon earned a degree in Geography from the University of Nottingham, and he holds certifications for PMP, PRINCE II, Scum Master & MSP Advanced Practitioner.
An inveterate traveler, Simon has now chalked off more than 50 plus countries; including trips to Everest Base Camp, the Amazon (several times), climbing Mount Kinabalu in Borneo and the Chernobyl Nuclear Facility.