Chief Executive Officer
Simon Foster qualified as an accountant with Ernst & Young and has over 25 years of post-qualification experience in international investment environments. In 2011, he joined the TY Danjuma Family Office as Chief Financial Officer and, in 2017, was promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Along with a BA (Hons) degree in Accounting and Finance, Simon holds both the UK ACA and Canadian CA accounting designations. He also brings extensive corporate-finance and shareholder-exit experience – covering IPOs, trade sales, mergers and acquisitions, structured finance and restructuring programs – and is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.
With 20 years’ experience across roles ranging from Director and Company Secretary, to CFO and CEO for different international family offices, investment vehicles and their portfolio companies, Simon is an accomplished family-office executive. Plus, he’s twice been the architect behind the initial stages of family-office and private-client-investment structures, sits on different boards and previously acted as Chairman of the Family Office Council – a family-office industry body.