Simon has more than 20 years of professional experience in finance, taxation and investment. He worked in the Transaction Services department of Big-Four accounting firms (KPMG and PwC) for more than ten years. He was involved in designing cross-border investment structures, tax planning, private equity investment, and merger and acquisition consulting of many well-known multinational companies and investment funds. He served as the regional financial controller of a Hong Kong-listed telecommunications group, the strategy manager for an Australian mining giant, and the Group Accountant of North Asia in a well-known Singaporean family business. He is a Chartered Accountant in Singapore (CA Singapore) and a Fellow Chartered and Certified Accountant (FCCA) in the UK.