Simon joined the National Leadership Board with responsibility for Delivery & Development in 2011.
Simon's clients cover a wide range of sectors including Motor Retail, Manufacturing, Business Services, Information Technology, Social Housing, Charity and Not for Profit.
Simon joined Grant Thornton in 1988 as a trainee in the then High Wycombe office. He qualified in 1992 and subsequently undertook secondments to R&R in Birmingham and Training at Bradenham, returning to the Thames Valley office as a manager. He then transferred to the Aylesbury office in 1996 and became a partner in 1998. Simon moved to Milton Keynes when it merged with the Aylesbury office in 2002, becoming Office Managing Partner in 2006, and then OMP of BBHN (Beds, Bucks, Herts & Northants) on its creation in 2008. In 2010 he was appointed Regional Managing Partner to the Central Region before joining the Board in 2011.
- 15 years experience as an audit partner
- extensive experience dealing with entrepreneurial, VC backed and AIM listed business
- experience of FSA regulated business
- FCA (Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)