Interim, fractional and consultant COO
I help founders in post-seed and series A technology growth businesses to scale their operations and create resilient organisations. I created and use the B3 framework® to enable businesses with 25 to 250 people to successfully grow at pace.
My experience includes co-founder, MD, COO and non-exec director roles in growth companies, including successful exits across listed and privately held businesses.
“Simon is a serious company builder. He knows how to take a founder’s vision for their business and make it real step by step. He’s got a collaborative and thoughtful approach to leading teams and getting things done. If you want a trusted partner in scaling your business, work with Simon.”
“Simon is an experienced business leader, who always brings a calm, measured and constructive approach, even in the toughest of moments. Simon has high emotional intelligence and is a trustworthy, loyal and hardworking member of the team, who is always willing to step up and help solve issues.”
Natalie Taylor, Chief Growth Officer at Foundry4
“Simon has often been my go to person to talk to about gnarly problems in technology businesses. We’ve often brainstormed ideas around operating models and structures, and I’ve really valued Simon’s approach as a leader, which is about integrity, inclusivity, and being a servant to his colleagues. If you need help with leadership, business models, or people challenges, you’ll be in very safe hands.”
Stuart Arthur, CTO, CIO and Founder
“Simon has an outstanding skill set and extensive experience in technology, business operations and management. He is easy to work with and can effectively draw on his skills and experience to help solve problems with calm authority and creativity. I highly recommend Simon to anyone looking for efficient, energetic and effective support.”
Neil Benson, serial biotech founder at Xenologiq, Quantlmed & Sevenless Therapeutics
“Simon has a unique ability to bring the best out of the people around him. He is extremely knowledgeable, and exudes a calm and measured confidence in any situation. I have always been impressed by Simon’s ability to hold a room and bring people together, with a perfect balance of knowledge and curiosity.”
Sarah Harris, MD at The Wellbeing Project
“I’ve been working with Simon as a coach and mentor for just over two years. He’s always great at bringing a different perspective, and through building trust and understanding, he’s also able to challenge me and help me with alternative approaches and viewpoints to broaden my thinking.”
Louise Lai, Chief Client and Transformation Officer at TPXimpact