Simon is a Leaders’ Quest Partner based in London. Simon spent 1993-2001 as a serial entrepreneur, building companies in Europe, the US and Canada in the fields of financial services, leisure, consultancy and technology. In 2002 he joined an Amazonian exploration, which led to him spending the next four years doing scientific research and aid work in the Amazon, across the Himalayas, through Mongolia, and down Ethiopia’s Blue Nile. In 2006, he became the CEO of Right to Sight, an International NGO, and worked on developing sustainable eyecare projects while living in Africa and India.
Following a couple of months learning about mindfulness in a Zen monastery, Simon has spent his time since 2010 exploring how to combine profit with purpose, people and the planet. In addition to his role at Leaders’ Quest he is a Partner at the Global Leaders Academy and is on the Advisory Board of the Ministry of Entrepreneurship. He is an Associate at Positive Group, sits on the Advisory Board of the DO School in Germany, and is an Ambassador for Embercombe.