Senior Independent Director
Appointed to the Board: 2012
Skills and expertise: Simon started his career in the City in 1986 and, from 1997 to his retirement in 2011, worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where from 2004 he was Managing Director and co-head of corporate broking. Here he led a variety of transactions including equity raisings and advised company boards on a range of issues.
Other current appointments: Non-executive Director of Lancashire Holdings Limited, Cathedral Underwriting Limited and of Legal and General Investment Management Holdings and Trustee of Glyndebourne Estate
Committees: Nominations (chairman), Remuneration, Audit