Simon is a managing director in the London office in the Valuation Advisory Services practice. He specializes in share valuations, business valuations, intangible asset valuations, intellectual property valuations and impairment reviews. His experience includes valuations and valuation advice for restructuring, tax, purchase price allocation (IFRS 3), goodwill impairment (IAS 36) and other financial-reporting-related valuation services, together with valuations under Section 597 of the 2006 Companies Act and commercial valuations for M&A or dispute resolution purposes. Simon’s industry experience includes the consumer, retail, travel, leisure and media sectors as well as aerospace and defense, oil and gas services and financial services.
Simon is a CFA Charterholder and holds an MBA from Imperial College London (specializing in corporate finance and financial markets and assets). Prior to joining American Appraisal in 2005, Simon’s professional career included spells working for Merrill Lynch in its equity research department and working in industry for Reed Elsevier.