Simon Porter joined UCLH as a non-executive director on 1 April 2020. He is a chartered accountant whose executive career at the London office of Ernst & Young ranged across audit, corporate finance and risk management. He mostly specialised in transaction support, advising corporate and private equity clients on the financial aspects of mergers, acquisitions, disposals, buy-outs and IPOs. He now has a small portfolio of non-executive roles and was non-executive director of University Hospital Southampton from 2011 until January 2020.

Simon is a member of the audit committee, the finance and investment committee and the remuneration committee.

Declaration of interests:

  • Former partner Ernst & Young LLP
  • Board member Octavia Housing
  • Board member Radian Group