Simon is responsible for the Growth Fund and brings extensive knowledge of banking and finance as well as working with social sector organisations. His banking career covered a variety of roles across debt capital markets at leading international institutions. He also acted as a Finance Director for an early-stage venture and has experience of advising social sector organisations. He enjoys working with people and teams to implement projects which deliver social and financial objectives. He was awarded a scholarship to study at London Business School where he obtained an MBA and is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin.