UK Chairman and Senior Partner Emeritus
KPMG in the UK
Simon was the UK Chairman and Senior Partner of KPMG and a member of the KPMG Global Executive Committee and Board from 2012-2017. Simon qualified as a chartered accountant in 1986 and then moved into banking at SG Warburg & Co, where he worked in the fixed income and advisory business. Following this, he moved to Natwest Markets where he became a Managing Director and Head of the Global Debt Structuring and Private Placement Group. In 1998, Simon founded KPMG’s Debt Advisory practice. Since then he has assisted major corporates, private equity houses and governments with their financing needs. Simon chairs the RAF100 Appeal, is a Trustee of Pancreatic Cancer UK and serves on the University of Manchester’s Global Leadership Board. Simon is married with two children and enjoys learning the piano in his spare time.