Compliance Director - Chartered FCSI
Simon joined the Harrogate office in 2010 originally as an investment manager looking after clients’ portfolios and developing business. In December 2019 Simon was appointed to the board as Director responsible for overseeing Risk and Regulatory Compliance.
Simon first entered the financial services industry joining Standard Life Assurance Company as a trainee after leaving university in 2000 and eventually becoming a Independent Financial Advisor specialising in providing tax and investment advice to companies and high net worth individuals. In 2005 Simon was recruited by Rensburg Sheppards Investment Management (now Investec) to join the discretionary management team in Leeds and was responsible for the active management of investment portfolios for a range of clients including charities, pension funds, trusts and individuals. Simon is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).
Outside of work Simon follows the (mis)fortunes of Nottingham Forest whilst having a young family and seems to spend a lot of time feeding horses.
In 2020 Simon became a Dementia Friend, an Alzheimer’s Society Initiative. Click here to find out more.