Simon is Lion Global Investors' Chief Investment Officer, Chairman of its Investment Committee and responsible for the overall direction and supervision of Lion Global Investors' investment department. Prior to his role with Lion Global Investors, Simon held a number of senior investment roles in the asset management industry, covering both the listed, developed and emerging, as well as private, equity markets.
Originally from New Zealand, Simon spent 15 years in the industry in London, followed by 5 years in Hong Kong before arriving in Singapore in 2009. His experience encompasses all aspects of the asset management industry but has focused predominantly on the active management of portfolios for a wide range of clients both retail and institutional. In addition to his fund management and investment team leadership roles, Simon has also held a number of senior regional business leadership positions including leading the Asia Pacific Ex Japan business for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers.
Simon holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canterbury and is a member of the Chartered Financial Analysts Society.