26 January 2016
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Pringle as Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, reporting directly to Paul Hamer, Chief Executive Officer.
Simon joins with more than 20 years’ experience in commercial strategy, innovation and risk management. Simon was most recently the Head of Sustainability and Innovation at BDO LLP. Prior to joining BDO, Simon was a Managing Partner of the Sustainable Business Practice at PIPC, the international program management consultancy. He previously served on the UK and Global Strategy boards of WSP Energy and Environment where he formed part of the in-house acquisition and integration team, having begun his career with Delta-Simons, an Anglo-American technical consulting practice.
Simon currently serves on the Leeds City Region (LEP) Green Economy Panel and Investment Board alongside a continued role at BAFTA where he oversees the provision of industry wide assurance of the carbon footprint tool for the UK television industry. Simon also sits on a number of advisory boards and is a Non Executive Director of two clean technology companies.
Commenting on the appointment, Paul Hamer, Chief Executive Officer of WYG, said:
“We are very pleased to welcome Simon as our new Head of Strategy and Corporate Development.
“His distinguished background in developing growth strategies and his wealth of experience and understanding of the industry will be of great benefit to WYG at this exciting time in its development.”