Simon Laffin has thirty years of board experience, serving as Chairman of Assura plc, Flybe Group plc and Hozelock Group, as well as non-executive director at Watkin Jones plc, Dentsu Group Inc, Quintain Estates and Development plc, Aegis Group plc, Mitchells & Butlers plc and Northern Rock (as part of the rescue team). He has also worked in private equity with CVC Capital Partners for ten years, and prior to this, he was Group Finance & Property Director of Safeway plc. He is currently Chairman-elect of Impact Healthcare REIT.
Simon Laffin published his first book, ‘Behind Closed Doors. The Boardroom: How to Get In, Get On and Make a Difference’ last year. He is also a mentor and supporter of greater diversity in boards.