Simon is the Principal of the Sustainable Ocean Fund which launched in June 2018 and is making pioneering impact investments to address Ocean issues. He has more than 20 years of transactional and senior management experience in commodity and conservation finance.

He joined Althelia in 2014 and was previously a Managing Director at BNP Paribas where he worked for the bank for over 12 years in both Europe and North America and was instrumental in setting up the bank’s environmental trading desk. Simon holds a Masters in Corporate and International Finance from Durham University and a Business and Economics degree from Edinburgh University.