Commercial Manager, Middle East and Africa
Simeon joined New Zealand G2G Know-How as Commercial Manager in August 2017 and is responsible for the Middle East and Africa region. Simeon’s role includes building relationships and understanding the needs of senior stakeholders in governments across the region. He then works with New Zealand state sector suppliers to develop and deliver tailored, capability-building projects. His key areas of focus are food security, education, government efficiency, SME development/innovation, tourism, and security.
Prior to joining G2G Know-How, Simeon worked as a B2B Director for Zain Saudi Arabia. He has also undertaken multiple projects through global consultancies Strategy and Oliver Wyman in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain. Simeon has also worked for Vodafone UK, Deloitte, the UK Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit as well as for a number of boutique strategy firms.
Simeon holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain.