As Managing Director, EMEA, Simon heads up the commercial teams across the region. His career began with stints in regional newspapers, IT press and women’s glossies before he became one of the first commercial employees at The Week. He spent several years in its London and New York offices, finishing his time as Publisher of the UK edition and theweek.co.uk. Simon then joined Point 6, a branding agency in west London where, among other things, he helped establish a Shanghai office. In 2012 Simon launched his own firm representing international print and digital clients (including Quartz to advertisers in EMEA. He joined Quartz full time in June 2014.