Sir Simon Fraser

Managing Partner
Sir Simon Fraser is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Flint. He works with clients on policy, political and regulatory issues in the UK and Europe. Simon is an influential public commentator on international affairs.

From 2010 to 2015 Simon was Head of the UK Foreign Office and Diplomatic Service. As the UK’s senior diplomat 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 Deputy Chairman of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and a member of the UK board of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).



London, UK