Simon joined Whiteoaks in 2012 as an influencer relations specialist and has risen through the ranks, moving over to business development at the start of 2016. Promoted to Associate Director & Head of Business Development in September 2018, he works with prospects to set PR, digital and content strategies that deliver real impact.
Simon champions Whiteoaks’ unrivalled commitment to return on investment when bringing on board new clients, demonstrating the value of totally transparent PR.
Simon has wide-ranging experience across the B2B technology landscape, from major multinational brands such as OKI, Teradata and Software AG to innovative cyber security firms like Glasswall Solutions.
Prior to joining Whiteoaks, Simon worked as a news and politics reporter in the south of England.
Favourite food/drink: Traditionally a curry washed down with a lager, however, my friend and colleague Tom Webb has introduced me to the world of posh steak restaurants, which has proved a game changer
Interesting fact about you: I am a published author having written biographies on Paul Scholes and Martin O’Neill. Just ignore the reviews on Amazon!
Favourite ‘out of work’ activity: Playing football in the garden with my little boy (and future Red), Charlie
Favourite type of holiday: A European city break taking in an iconic football stadium