Director, Compliance and Risk Management
Advent International plc, London
Joined Advent in 2006
Prior to joining Advent International in June 2006 Simon spent seven years at Impact Plus (Now Hitachi Consulting) as a management consultant leading the firms Regulatory Practice and advising senior management teams at blue chip financial services groups such as LloydsTSB, Royal & Sun Alliance, Aon, Fortis Group, Scottish Widows, the RAC, United Business Media, BVR, NFU and Lincoln Financial Group on a broad range of risk management and regulatory issues and delivering change programmes into these organisations.
Prior to his consulting career and after graduating from Kingston University with a Business Studies degree Simon qualified as an HR professional with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. He subsequently spent 6 years in management positions in HR, Operations, 3 of L&G’s Sales Channels, Compliance and eCommerce at Legal & General, one of the UK’s leading Life & Pensions businesses.
Simon is currently a member of the British Venture Capital Association’s Regulatory Committee.