Simon Cowley

Simon has more than 25 years' experience of working with high profile companies and observing corporate performance and behaviour as a fund manager and corporate broker. He served on the Credit-Suisse UK Management Committee between 2007-9. During 14 years at Credit-Suisse he worked in equity sales, where he was responsible for some of the largest and most influential institutions and fund managers in the UK, and in corporate broking in the UK investment banking department. He has advised many high profile companies at all levels and been involved in some of the largest capital raisings throughout this time, including the Glencore IPO in May 2011. He began his career as an institutional fund manager with Hambros Bank, having graduated from Exeter University with a BSc in Economics and Statistics.