Speaker

Simon Slater

Simon Slater

CEO

Thomson Snell & Passmore

Biography

Simon spent the first ten years of his working life in the school of hard knocks – sales.
Since then, he has acquired 27 years’ experience of professional service firm leadership.
His career has spanned marketing, brand management, business development, operations and
general management roles with global, national and regional practices across the legal, accountancy
and property professions. These include DTZ (now Cushman & Wakefield), Eversheds, Taylor
Wessing, Charles Russell Speechlys and PKF Littlejohn.
During his career, Simon has also founded, built and sold his own advisory business and until recently
was deputy chairman of a leading college of further education. He has served as non-executive
director with a number of other organisations in recent years and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute
of Marketing, the Institute of Directors and the Royal Society of Arts.