Simon Thompson

Chief Executive Officer at Key Group

Simon became Group CEO in August 2017, after joining Key Group as CFO in 2013. Leading the executive team, Simon is responsible for setting the overall strategic direction for the Group.

Previously, Simon worked in investment banking for UBS and RBS, specialising in financial services advisory. Prior to that he qualified as an accountant with PwC.

Utilising his experience working for FTSE 100 companies Simon, supported by his team, has lead the Group during a period of significant investment which has seen it undertaking a successful buyout, strengthening its market position and developing new opportunities to support the rapidly-evolving later life lending sector.

It’s an exciting time in the later life lending market. We have seen huge growth along with significant product innovation in recent years and we look forward to continuing to drive the market forward for the benefit of our customers and the broader society

Our leadership

Our leadership team has more than 400 years of combined experience in the financial sector, and some of our senior leadership team also serve on the Equity Release Council board. Here’s who makes up our leadership team, and a little more about them.