Sir Simon joined the Board in 2006. His extensive international experience includes working in France, Germany, the UK and the USA.
Sir Simon Robertson has a background in international corporate advisory work with a wealth of experience in mergers and acquisitions, merchant banking, investment banking and financial markets.
He was honoured with a knighthood in recognition of his services to business.
He is the founding member of Simon Robertson Associates LLP; a non-executive director of Berry Bros & Rudd Limited, The Economist Newspaper Limited and Troy Asset Management; and a trustee of the Eden Project Trust and of the Royal Opera House Endowment Fund.
His previous roles include non-executive Chairman of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc; a non-executive director of NewShore Partners Limited and of Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Limited; Managing Director of Goldman Sachs International and Chairman of Dresdner Kleinwort Benson.
Independent non-executive Director, Chairman of the Group Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee
Independent non-executive Director, Chairman of the Group Audit Committee, member of the Conduct & Values Committee