Simon is Chief Executive Officer of Farnborough Airport, having been appointed on 1 July 2020. Simon has 30 years of experience working in both the airport and transport sectors. Prior to his current position, Simon was a Managing Director in Macquarie Asset Management (MAM), London.
For MAM, Simon was a senior executive responsible for asset management and investment performance within MAM’s European transport team. Simon had particular focus on the overall management and strategic direction of some of MAM’s major airport and rail related assets.
Simon joined Macquarie in 2002 having held positions with UK airport operators, TBI plc and BAA plc. At TBI plc he was Business Development Director for Luton Airport and was responsible for commercial operations and aviation development activities. Previously, he has also been a Director of Bristol Airport (and Chairman), Birmingham Airport, Brussels Airport, Copenhagen Airport (and Deputy Chairman) and Newcastle Airport. Simon currently also serves on the board of AGS Airports.
Simon holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Transport Studies, a Master of Business Administration and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport.