Simon joined USS Investment Management Limited in October 2019 as Chief Executive Officer. He previously led the Fixed Income and Alternatives businesses at M&G Prudential for two decades before being asked to become Chair of Real Estate with a combined team of over 500 employees and around £160 bn in assets. He was also a member of the Executive Leadership Team. During his tenure at M&G Prudential, Simon championed innovation and pioneered new products in Europe. For example, Leveraged Finance, Infrastructure Private Equity, Commercial Mortgage Lending and, more recently, Specialty Finance and Impact Investing. Simon has a degree from Cambridge University.