Managing Director, Online, Pay TV, Interactive & Technology
Simon joined ITV in 2000 and has held a range of roles across corporate strategy, general management, digital media, policy & regulation, and public affairs.
He was promoted to the ITV Management Board in the role of Director of Strategy and Transformation in January 2011, then to Director of Strategy and Technology in March 2013 to combine leadership of ITV's Technology and Broadcast Operations teams with implementation of ITV's overall strategic plan. He took on his most recent role in December 2014 with a remit to grow ITV's Online, Pay TV and Interactive businesses alongside continued leadership of the Technology Group. Simon also has responsibility for SDN, ITV’s digital multiplex business, and sits on the boards of news provider ITN and YouView, the connected television joint venture owned by the UK public service broadcasters, BT, Talk and Arqiva. Simon is also a Trustee of the Royal Television Society. Before ITV Simon worked in the European Parliament in Brussels where he specialised in media issues.