A former special adviser to the Irish Prime Minister, Simon worked as a government affairs specialist at Accenture and strategy consultant at No. 10 Downing Street, HM Treasury and the Cabinet Office.
He joined Defence Strategy and Solutions in 2006 before going on to become a partner at Hakluyt & Company, the well known London-based business intelligence firm where he built and ran the ADS practice. Over the course of his career he has advised senior management at some of the world’s top companies.
Simon is a joint founder of GMTL and holds a PhD from Oxford University.