Sir Simon Fraser
Sir Simon Fraser is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Flint. He advises clients on policy, political and regulatory issues in the UK and Europe.
From 2010 to 2015 Simon was Head of the UK Foreign Office and Diplomatic Service. He ran the global network of British embassies and was on the National Security Council.
In 2009-2010, as Permanent Secretary, Simon led the UK Department for Business (BIS) in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, playing a central part in planning for recovery.
Prior to that Simon was for four years Chief of Staff to the European Commissioner for Trade in Brussels. He was closely engaged in EU trade negotiations with the United States and China.
Simon is a Senior Adviser at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), a member of the UK board of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Honorary President of the British Foreign Policy Group (BFPG).