Simon is Group Managing Director of the UK’s largest independent agency, Engine; a global marketing services network comprised of best-in-class communications specialists.

Simon is responsible for driving Engine’s integrated offering, overseeing the marketing and business development function and working on the organic growth of existing clients. He has also been focussed on developing the PR & Activation part of the business, covering sports and entertainment marketing, events and experiential, consumer PR, and communications business and brand reputation.

Simon started his career in advertising in 1994 working at Bainsfair Sharkey Trott. After a few years he left to join BBH before moving to WCRS in 2000. Simon was part of the WCRS buyout from Havas in 2004. He became Managing Director of WCRS in November 2010, before taking on the Engine Group role in March 2015.