Simon is Scaramanga’s press and media consultant, providing clients with services such as a PR strategy, press relations (PR) and copywriting.
He has an extensive background in PR and journalism, across a range of sectors, including finance, asset management, politics and automotive.
He is very skilled at writing and editing for both online and print, as well as press handling and media crisis management.
Simon’s editorial and journalism roles cover a large number of publications, including Financial Times Business, Which, Financial Risk Today, The Commentator, Insurance Business UK and PR Week.
His PR agency roles include Pelham Bell Pottinger, as well as freelance assignments for organisations including JP Morgan Asset Management, BDO Stoy Hayward and The European Business Awards. He was a writer for the Market Research Society and press officer for the National Association of Pension Funds.
Simon is the winner of the PR Week Financial Campaign of the year 2004 and runner-up for Best Newcomer at the 2000 Aon Journalism awards.