Active in Dubai
Simon has 20 years of communications experience spanning both public and private sectors with postings in UK, Russia, Asia and the Middle East. He currently leads Finsbury’s Middle East business which he established in 2009. From 2013-2015 he was based in Singapore where he established Finsbury's South East Asia operations. Recent projects include advising the government of Saudi Arabia on its national reform program, managing communications for Mubadala's $10 billion JV with China Development Bank and leading communications on the IPO of Egypt's IDH. Before joining Finsbury Simon spent 7 years as a senior communication advisor at the UK Treasury primarily working in financial regulation.