Simon Culhane was appointed Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment in May 2004, having previously worked both with a number of blue chip financial companies and in Central Government. His previous role was at Deutsche Bank, where he worked as Director, Chairman’s Office, Global Investment Banking.

For three years prior to this Simon was Deputy Director, Prime Minister’s Efficiency Unit, Cabinet Office, where he was responsible for the Unit’s work in a number of major Government Departments.

Simon spent his early career with Lloyds Bank plc in a number of roles including Senior Group Manager, Retail Banking for the Kensington area and in Chicago, USA.

A Chartered Fellow of the CISI and Member of the Institute of Financial Services, he was educated at St Paul’s School, London and the University of Surrey. He is married with four children and his interests include sailing and supporting AFC Wimbledon.