Simon is a Chartered Surveyor and joined Hammerson in 2006 with responsibility for a number of retail regeneration projects. In 2011 he moved to the corporate finance team with responsibility for Investor Relations and Corporate Strategy activities and played a key role in the strategic reorientation of the business to a focused retail REIT.
Subsequently Simon was responsible for improving business performance and efficiency, developing better alignment between the Group’s strategic objectives and tactical activities and enhancing our approach towards joint ventures and external stakeholders.
Simon was appointed Retail Director for Ireland in 2015, following the Company’s acquisition of the Project Jewel loan portfolio from NAMA.
Prior to joining Hammerson Simon worked in both property finance and development. Simon has an MBA from Cass Business School.