Simon is a seasoned entrepreneur fluent in 5 languages, with experience living and working in Poland, France, the US, the UK, Monaco and Nigeria, where he decided to invest in 2012.
He started his career in 2000 as a banker at Natixis Bank in Paris and then New York. After 6 years in banking, Simon joined global commodity trading firm Trafigura in London and after a stint at Nigerian company MRS in Monaco, he decided to move to Nigeria and set up his business there.
Simon has various business interests in Nigeria spanning from marine services & shipping to technology & software development. After representing Asseco Group in Nigeria since March 2013 to primarily find an acquisition target for the Asseco Group, Simon put together a team to establish Asseco Software Nigeria Ltd and initially grew the software development company organically. He runs the company and is focused on making it successful not only in Nigeria but also beyond.
Simon holds a BA from the Paris Institute of Political Sciences “Sciences-Po” and a Masters Degree in International Business from the Université Paris IX Dauphine and has completed several specialized and management training courses.
Married with two children, Simon is passionate about making a positive difference. His hobbies include boxing, yoga, golf and other sports as well as collecting contemporary art.