Simon is focussed on weaving the skills and methods of data science with the private equity investment lifecycle to deliver a consistent and differentiated approach.
Simon’s career in applied data started more than 25 years ago. He was a Co-Founder and Chief Executive of QuantumBlack, an analytics firm with its roots in Formula 1. QuantumBlack was acquired by McKinsey & Co, and now has a global presence helping leading organisations improve operational performance through advanced analytics. Simon started his career at Reuters in product management and then moved to ABN AMRO in Amsterdam. In due course he progressed to building technology companies. WovenLight is the fourth firm Simon has helped set up. Two others sold. One failed.
Simon lives in Twickenham, south-west London with his wife, two children and faithful hound.