Simon is the co-founder of ARIE Capital Group, a VC investor focusing on deep tech. In parallel, he has imagined, built and grown ARIE Finance, the 1st Corporate Digital Bank in the World. A globally-experienced investment and business development professional and entrepreneur, Simon has more than 25 years of experience in banking, venture capital, corporate finance, M&A and general management. Prior to founding ARIE Capital, Simon forged a strong reputation as a strategic advisor to senior management and boards using strong analytical and financial engineering skills with a ‘big picture’ vision.
Previous positions include spells at Rothschild Bank, as the Economic Adviser to the Israeli Minister of Finance, and as General Manager of Corporate Finance at the Israel Discount Bank.
Simon currently sits on the UK-Israel EdTech Task Force and is fluent in five languages, including English, French and Hebrew.