Simon Barnby

Chairman

Simon Barnby - Chairman

Simon brings extensive business and commercial experience having worked for and run a variety of firms, from small technology start-ups to global corporates and everything in-between.

Simon most recently founded his own company providing consultancy and business development services to small and start-up firms - particularly those in the financial technology and blockchain space.

Prior to this, Simon worked extensively in financial markets for a number of trading technology and data companies in a variety of commercial and product-centric roles. For 14 years Simon was CMO at Fidessa Group PLC, a leading trading technology vendor, where he was responsible for all positioning, branding, product and corporate marketing activities globally.

Simon has extensive experience in management, business development, marketing, brand development, customer acquisition, go-to-market plans, strategy, entrepreneurship, project management and international commerce. He has also been actively involved in the growth of businesses and the launching of products globally.

Simon has a BSc (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Brunel University.