Simon Mays-Smith
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Simon Mays-Smith


Simon is a member of the global technology, media and telecoms (TMT) and investor engagement teams. He advises on a wide range of capital markets communications including investor relations, equity messaging, M&A, IPO's and activism.

Prior to Brunswick, Simon was SVP of Investor Relations at Pearson for 10 years where he advised two CEOs, CFOs and the board on investor relations and financial communications, including an activist shareholder resolution, and numerous acquisitions and disposals including the disposals of the Financial Times and Pearson’s stake in The Economist Group, and the merger of Penguin with Random House.

Before joining Pearson, Simon worked as a stock analyst for 7 years at UBS, JPMorgan and finally as co-head of the Media team at Credit Suisse. Simon started his career at Swiss Bank Corporation/SG Warburg in mergers and acquisitions where he worked on the IPO of Newsquest and a financing for Chelsea Football Club.