Simon co-founded Inflexion with John Hartz in 1999. Together they jointly chair our Investment Committee.
Simon has 30 years’ experience of developing and leading buyouts for growth businesses, having started his private equity career in the early 1990s. He and John co-founded Daiwa Europe’s Private Equity Group, which they ultimately spun out to form Inflexion.
When not working, Simon leads Inflexion’s involvement in The Prince’s Trust, is a trustee of Impetus-The Private Equity Foundation, and chair of The Roundhouse. He has skied to both the North and South Pole as part of the Antarctic Enterprise, raising over one million pounds for charity. Simon also enjoys playing tennis and golf.
He holds an MA in Modern History from Oxford University.