Simon Havers joined the firm in 2013. His early career was varied, ranging from manufacturing production management through strategy consulting to the planning and rollout of the BBC World television channel. In 1994 he went into private equity and worked his way up through the industry, eventually leading private equity firm Baird Capital for seven years and becoming Chairman of the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA). He has been a non-executive director of companies in the manufacturing, business services, healthcare, technology and media sectors including Cerillion and ArmorGroup International plc, which he floated on the London stock exchange main market.
Simon holds an MBA, is a Chartered Management Accountant, and has a first class honours degree in engineering and management from Cambridge University.
- Private Equity and Venture Capital
Our Private Equity and Venture Capital team brings deep experience, knowledge and understanding of the Private Capital world.
- Board & CEO
As world-class organisations grapple with the global challenges of the 21st century, it is their leaders that define success.
- Corporate Communications
Chief executives are recognising the importance of strengthening and protecting corporate reputation and the vital role played by corporate communications in doing this.
- Financial Management
As the role of the finance function in corporate decision-making becomes ever-increasingly important, so the demands on finance leaders are rising.
- Human Resources
HR has become a commercial business partnering role; finding candidates who can make a genuine contribution to the organisation is paramount to a successful appointment.
- IT Management
Today's Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) play a vital role in the creation of the firm's strategic plan and in articulating how technology can enable business strategies.
- Procurement & Supply Chain
Odgers Interim are leaders in interim procurement and interim supply chain appointments. As the demand for specialist procurement & supply chain expertise increases our practice recognises the need for an international network of interim managers.
The law plays an increasing role in business life today; corporate and practicing lawyers at the height of their profession are hard to attract.
- Sales & Marketing
Finding quality sales and marketing people who will really deliver for your organisation is all about uncovering what’s behind the personal pitch.