Simon leads Portland’s Financial Communications team.
He advises clients on a range of activities including: transactions such as M&A, IPOs and restructurings; on-going investor engagement; fundraising processes; special situations; general reputation management strategies; and crisis support.
He supports clients operating in domestic and cross-border situations.
A former financial journalist, he works across Portland’s portfolio including several leading listed UK companies, private equity partnerships and their portfolio companies, asset managers, banks and others.
Simon has an interest in digital investor communications, helping companies and organisations to reach investor stakeholders in, non-traditional, new ways.
He began his career in investment banking, working in equity finance and prime brokerage. He is a graduate of the University of Warwick.