Simon is an experienced commercial operations director, non-executive director and CEO. He has 18 years board level experience largely within the shipping & transport sector. He has worked internationally for his entire career, and held senior management roles in southern China, the Asia-Pacific region and the UK.
He is currently a non-executive director and member of the audit committee for one of the UK’s leading strategic ports. Simon has career experience with large international trading groups, SME and private equity interests.
Since 2007, Simon has offered interim management and consultancy services to organizations within the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. He specializes in helping firms develop and plan their strategic ambitions, and then manage the “gap” between strategy and operational delivery. His core skills and experience are in change management and the operational management of people.
Simon is an excellent project manager and Prince2 Practitioner. He has held P&L responsibility and enjoys managing multi-site, multi-cultural and international operations. Simon is also a Master Mariner.