Simon co-founded Atlantic Screen Group, a music publishing and production company which has invested in the film scores of more than 100 films, acquired a number of small music catalogues, and administers the music royalties of 50+ clients.
Simon was previously CEO of Aramid Capital Partners, advisor to a $350m+ fund specialising in entertainment financing, financing 30+ films including How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, Cheri, and W; providing debt funding to four Hollywood studio slate funding structures, and the US stage theatre company Broadway Across America.
Simon was previously Finance Director of Pathé Entertainment, and was actively involved in its growth from a small independent UK distributor to an international production and distribution studio operation. Successful films produced include The Queen, Mrs Henderson Presents, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Bride and Prejudice, and the UK distribution of award-winning films Crash and House of Flying Daggers.
Prior to Pathé, Simon worked for Landmark Communications as Finance Director for their UK and French television channels, and was involved in the launch and expansion of these channels throughout Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Simon qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG.