Simon has worked in global equity markets for over 30 years, covering all aspects of stockbroking to institutions, hedge funds and alternative investment institutions. Simon began his career at Kleinwort Benson in 1976, initially focusing on international corporate lending and currency/interest rate arbitrage. He then moved to Morgan Grenfell in New York where his role was to develop sales of European equities to US institutions. Following similar positions at BZW, Robert Fleming and Alex Brown, he was approached to set up Collins Stewart in New York, growing the team from 7 to over 100 people. Simon led the Global Sales Trading desk at JPM from 2008 until 2014, when he left to take up a limited number of non-executive directorships in positions where his deep understanding of equity hedge fund trading strategies is highly valued. He is registered with NASDAQ in the Series 63, 55 and 7, and is a Registered Principal (Series 24 - Compliance and Regulatory oriented). He holds the Canadian Registered Representative licence.