Simon has worked in the UK equity market for over 16 years, joining OMGI in March 2008 from M&G Investments. He has been managing the Old Mutual UK Equity Fund since his arrival and more recently launched the Old Mutual UK Opportunities Fund in October 2011.

Simon is a senior member of the UK Equity team at OMGI and in addition to portfolio management responsibilities also chairs the monthly strategy meeting for the UK and European teams. Simon qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1997 and has a BSc in Economics from Loughborough University (1993) and an MSc in Economics & Finance from Warwick University (1994).