Simon is a highly accomplished senior marketing and commercial leader with a background built in fast-moving digital, offline and retail markets in the UK and internationally with household brands and tech companies.
With over 20 years’ experience in domestic and international hospitality, tourism and travel, he is an exceptional commercially led digital marketeer at heart. He has advised and consulted across numerous businesses and international markets in sectors spanning retail, travel, hospitality, tech, financial services, FMCG and marketing agencies.
Simon started his career at TUI, and after a short stint advising FMCG and retail clients agency side, he returned to the leisure and hospitality industry and forged a career in a high growth start-up, taking it to IPO stage, followed by nearly 10 years at Virgin. There he also led Virgin’s North American business, initially turning it around and then setting up M&A and joint venture opportunities. He brings an added external international business growth perspective to the team.