Appointed: 8 June 2018
Non-executive Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Skills and Experience
Mr Holden is a Chartered Director (Cdir) and Fellow of the Institute of Directors and adds extensive private equity investing and corporate operations experience to the Company’s Board. Previously an investment director at Terra Firma Capital Partners and Candover Investments prior to that, Simon has been an active independent director to listed investment trusts, private equity funds and trading company boards since 2015. In addition, Simon acts as the probono Business Adviser to the States of Guernsey’s Trading Assets that operate all of the Bailiwick’s critical airports, harbours and maritime fuel supply infrastructure.
Simon graduated from the University of Cambridge with an Meng and MA (Cantab) in Manufacturing Engineering. He is a member of the Association of Investment Companies (AIC), Institute of Directors (IoD), Guernsey Investment Funds Association (GIFA) and several other financial services and intellectual property interest groups.
Listed Company Roles (other than Hipgnosis Songs Fund)
HICL Infrastructure Plc (HICL), Chrysalis Investments Ltd. (CHRY), J.P. Morgan Global Core Real Assets Ltd. (JARA)