Simon joined Wider Sense in April 2019, first as an Intern and subsequently as an Analyst. He works in research and analysis as well as strategy development to help clients meet a variety of challenges.
Before joining Wider Sense, Simon gathered practical experience at KfW Development Bank and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, among others. He was also part of the founding teams of two social enterprises in England and South Africa.
Simon completed his joint honours degree in Economics and Politics at the University of Bristol. He is currently completing his dual master’s degree in International Affairs at Sciences Po and FU Berlin. His bachelor thesis analysed the societal impact of the mining industry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, his master thesis focuses on the integration of CSR into the business models of French and German multinational corporations.
Why did you choose working for Wider Sense?
I work for Wider Sense because I believe that a more socially inclusive capitalism is possible and desirable.
What is a random fact about you?
During my undergraduate studies, I hitchhiked the distance between England and Germany 14 times.