Simon founded one of South Africa’s pioneering renewable energy firms, serving as its Chief Investment Officer before it was acquired by Enel SpA in 2014. Prior to Trunor, he was an executive at an award-winning fintech startup. His work has appeared on the BBC, in the Wall Street Journal, in South Africa’s Business Day and Biznews.com.
Simon holds a black belt in martial arts and regularly runs Cape Town’s annual Two Oceans ultra marathon.
He lives in London.