Simon is currently Chairman of Foreign and Colonial Investment Trust, Merchants Trust, Fidelity Funds SICAV and McInroy and Wood. He is the founding Chairman of the Investor Forum CIC, which provides a platform for institutional investors to collectively engage with UK-listed companies on long-term strategic issues.
Previously, Simon Fraser spent 28 years at Fidelity International after graduating from St Andrews University. During his time at Fidelity he worked in the United States, Europe and Asia and helped to build the company’s network of international investment professionals ultimately becoming Chief Investment Officer. Since leaving Fidelity in 2009 he has served on a number of boards including Barclays and Ashmore.