Simon is Founder and Managing Director of Acumin Consulting. Established in 1998, Acumin is a leading specialist for cybersecurity and information risk management recruitment and executive search operating throughout Europe and the US. Acumin has established relationships with end user organisations, system integrators, consultancies and vendors across the security industry. Simon has expertise consulting around mergers and acquisitions, facilitating European market entry for high growth companies and working closely with industry leaders and venture capital to create new ventures and business development networks globally. Simon is also Co-Founder and Director of RANT Events, the leading community of senior information security professionals who work within end-user organisations and a Director of Red Snapper Recruitment, which merged with Acumin in July 2015.