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Chief Progression Officer, Connectr
Simon‘s professional bio / interests
Almost 30 years supporting organisations to attract, hire and develop and progress talent, with a focus on under-represented talent. In last 7 years using technology as an enabler for 'equity of opportunity' for candidate, employee and employer .
I’d like help with…
I believe 'you have to give to get' so am a bog fan of sharing what I know, so happy to chat about my experience, in two key areas (1) moving from being a people services business to a SaaS business and (2) Talent Acquisition and Progression, be that Early Talent or Experienced Hires; and ED&I
An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…
I cycled from London to Paris in June last year (the heatwave days!) and I have a middle name which is Macbeth (that did not help my school life!)
I live in
A career highlight
This year I will be given Freedom of the City of London, for my work on a Govt Taskforce, set up to improve socio-economic diversity at a senior level in Financial and Professional Services...a very proud moment for a Polytechnic graduate!
28 November, 2022