Simon has a wealth of experience making and managing direct investments in developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Prior to Gridworks, Simon held leadership roles at a London-based family office and spent 11 years with IPS (part of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development) based in Paris. He has also established investment businesses on the ground in Cyprus and Cuba and worked for CDC Group.

Simon is a panellist at the sixth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, 13-14 November 2019.