Simon is Co-Chief Investment Officer, with overall responsibility for investment and research. He is also a member of Winton’s executive management and investment committees.
Simon joined Winton in 2008 as a researcher focused on designing commodity trading systems. In subsequent years he led research into new macro and equities trading strategies and portfolio construction methods, before taking overall responsibility for futures strategies in 2016.
Simon has a first-class honours degree in physics and philosophy from Oxford University, and a PhD in physics from Columbia University, with a thesis on string theory and cosmology.