After school Simon joined the Army, followed by work in Venezuela, America and Australia, returning to the UK in ‘91 to start work on Conrad Black’s ‘new’ Daily Telegraph. Having managed the launch of the Saturday Magazine in ‘95 he set up his own publishing company and in ‘98 sold it to Independent News & Media.
Simon then joined the fledgling Classic FM and within 4 years it had grown into the biggest and most profitable commercial radio station in the UK. In ‘05 Classic FM and parent company GWR merged with Capital and he became Group Commercial Director. Simon left when GCap Media sold to Global and joined MySpace as Commercial Director. Joining ITV in Jan ‘11 as Group Commercial Sales Director, he was promoted to Deputy MD, Commercial Dec ‘14.
Simon has walked to the South Pole twice and led an expedition to the North Pole with 4 wounded soldiers and Prince Harry and has raised nearly £10m for various charities including Walking With The Wounded, which he founded.
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