Simon is chairman of Silverpeak.
He was previously a partner in the Corporate Technology Group at international law firm, Taylor Wessing. Joining in 1997, he established its venture capital practice and initiated and led the setting up of offices in Cambridge and Shoreditch to capitalise on opportunities in the technology sector.
He has advised on numerous international company sales and acquisitions, as well as venture capital investments, both for funds and companies.
Simon regularly speaks at conferences, has served as Member of Advisory Board - Europe of Cleantech Network LLC and as a member of the British Venture Capital Association's Venture Capital Committee.