Simon is an accomplished PR & communications practitioner. His career spans over 20 years, during which he has consulted and executed countless integrated technology, B2B and consumer technology PR and social media campaigns.
During his tenure, he has built and managed reputations, and helped companies communicate in the UK, Europe and globally. He has worked from executive to managing director level at multiple PR firms, such as: Creston’s Nelson Bostock Group, WPP’s Blanc & Otus and Hill & Knowlton, as well as Firefly Communications.
Simon is experienced in all aspects of PR and communications, and has led the UK and European PR activity for a variety of start-up, fast-growth & global brands, including: Acunu, Autonomy, Canon, Cat Phones, BT, Kony, LG Electronics, Lyris, Microsoft, Sage, Oracle, Panasonic, PGi, Qodeo, Tendril, Verizon Business and xMatters.
Simon was previously chairman of the PRCA’s Technology Group and is a CIPR member. He spent a year working in marketing, and at M&S (selling muffins) in Paris. Simon is married with two teenage kids (one of each), used to play Middlesex county tennis, likes white wine, and tries to be a regular gym-goer.