Simon has spent the last sixteen years working in Executive Search after a career in international banking that spanned nearly 25 years, during which time he worked in technical and investment banking roles with Chase Manhattan Bank, Banque Paribas and Standard Chartered Bank, at various times based in London, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. The majority of Simon’s search experience includes recruiting for Board positions and key roles for global companies and institutions in the Financial Services, Advanced Technology, and Defence sectors. He has considerable experience recruiting in the developing and emerging markets around the globe. Immediately before joining DHR International, Simon was Regional Manager, EMEA, for Stanton Chase International. He was formerly CEO of an international financial services search firm based in Singapore, where he helped to build the company in Europe and Asia. He has been global account manager to the firm's largest account and was directly responsible for assignments in the UK, US, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Simon gained an Honours degree in Economics from the University of Exeter, latterly attending Ashridge Business School. Simon is a main Board member of the Chase Alumni Association and is a serving magistrate in the City of Westminster. He is a Governor of Moorfields Eye Hospital, a Director of The Queen’s Club in West London, and a Board member of the Tennis & Rackets Association. He is also an active member of the Society of Business Economists and the Society of Technical Analysts.