“Leadership has never been more challenging. I’m here to help you build conviction into your purpose, strategy and culture.”
Simon works as a leadership coach & guide to business founders, leaders, and leadership teams. He has an extraordinary breadth and depth of experience across sectors, cultures and businesses at different stages of maturity, from start up to reinvention. The sectors include entertainment, publishing, biotechnology, technology, travel, insurance and venture capital. The cultures span the globe. The businesses are private, backed by venture capital, private equity or are publicly owned.
He supports CEOs and their teams, first to understand their challenges, then to help the team to address them effectively. Through coaching, he has helped numerous leaders to find their conviction and strengthen their leadership practice. His work as a guide includes building leadership teams, developing new growth strategies and creating organisations that can deliver with pace and agility. This often involves a long-term relationship, including companies such as Miniclip, Tipico, Depop and Electronic Arts.
With over 30 years as a consultant, Simon has global experience. This includes two years in Milan. His background is primarily in the telecommunications, security and building materials sectors. He was previously HR Director for Ericsson in the UK. His qualifications include an MBA from Warwick Business School and an MSc from Imperial College. Simon is a keen marathon runner and skier.
“I’m interested in what keeps Founders and CEOs awake at night. I get great satisfaction from working closely with CEOs and their teams to understand and tackle their challenges. Getting under the skin of the business is key, while building open and honest relationships. I’m a good listener and, although every individual and business situation is unique, my experience means I’ve probably helped someone with similar challenges. If you’d like to discuss the challenges you and your business are facing, please get in touch”.