Simon Foster joined TY Danjuma Foundation as a Trustee in 2018 and sits on the Finance & Investment Committee.
Simon qualified as an accountant with Ernst & Young and has over 20 years of post-qualification experience in international investment environments. Simon holds both the UK ACA and Canadian CA accounting designations in addition to a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance. He also has extensive corporate finance and shareholder exit experience including IPOs, trade sales, mergers and acquisitions, structured finance and restructuring programs. Simon is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.
Simon is an experienced Family Office executive and has in excess of 20 years’ experience acting in Director, Company Secretary, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Executive Officer capacities for diverse international family offices, investment vehicles, and their portfolio companies from bases in the UK and Bermuda.
Simon has extensive Charitable Foundation experience and was previously Trustee of the Cap-A-Laige Foundation and of the Family Learning Centre. In addition to his role within TY Danjuma Foundation he is CEO of the TY Danjuma Family Office, sits on numerous Boards and acts as Chairman of the Family Office Council – a Family Office industry body