OC (ET 1981), BSc Econ, London School of Economics, Advanced Management Programme, INSEAD (1998).
After graduating in 1985, Simon joined Citibank Private Bank where he became a portfolio manager running multi asset class portfolios. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1989 and remained there until May 2006. During his tenure he managed assets on behalf of families and charities. He was a Managing Director, the Chief Investment Officer of their European private wealth management business and Chairman of their European Asset Allocation committee. Simon joined Vantage Investment Advisory Limited in 2006 as C.E.O. Simon served on the investment committee of Great Ormond Street Hospital and is a Governor of Clifton College.
“I was motivated to become involved with the Trust for two reasons. First because I wanted to give something back to Clifton; it gave me an invaluable start in life, and I would like to help others, in whatever small way, have that chance. Second, because I felt that Clifton could be significantly better and for too long it punched under its weight, but it now seems to have the wind at its back and this momentum should be encouraged…”