Author Archives: Crispin Simon

Crispin Simon

About Crispin Simon

Crispin Simon has been Managing Director, Trade Development at UKTI since February 2012. After spells with NM Rothschild, McKinsey, Rexam and Smith & Nephew, Crispin was Chief Executive of Biocompatibles International until its sale to BTG plc in early 2011.

A cause for optimism

In a couple of weeks’ time, I have the great pleasure of taking part in the ‘Exporting from Britain’ panel session at the EEF’s National Manufacturing Conference. Manufacturing exports was at the heart of a former incarnation, as CEO of … Continue reading

Working in partnership – new ideas for SME export

In March I was delighted to announce the UKTI Trade Challenge Partner initiative. Our purpose, working with 99 Trade Associations and membership organisations, is to get more UK SMEs doing business overseas and to support those that do export to … Continue reading

Rising to the National Challenge

Working in partnership with Trade Associations to get more SMEs exporting. I am delighted to announce today 99 UKTI Trade Challenge Partners have committed to working in partnership with UKTI to support more SMEs to export.  My purpose as Managing … Continue reading