Simon is the chief executive officer of AlixPartners. He is based in New York and, with his team, provides transformative leadership to businesses and stakeholders, responding quickly and decisively to their most complex and critical challenges.

Simon became CEO of AlixPartners in 2015. In his more than 30 years of experience, Simon has combined his skills in business turnaround, strategic consulting, and stakeholder management in the development of performance improvement and accelerated transformation projects for many large and high-profile businesses. Before joining AlixPartners, Simon was CEO of Zolfo Cooper Europe from 2008 to 2015. Prior to this, he was CEO of Kroll Inc., a corporate investigations and risk consulting firm based in New York.

Long involved in philanthropic causes, Simon is the chairman of the American Friends of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as chairman of Grange Park Opera and London Music Masters.

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Chairman, American Friends of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Chairman, Grange Park Opera

Chairman, London Music Masters

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AlixTalks with Jules Kroll

AlixPartners CEO Simon Freakley has a candid discussion with Jules Kroll, founder of Kroll Inc about the habits and traits of transformational leadership, advice for leaders of tomorrow, and lessons learned from experience.

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A different kind of leader: Laying a strong foundation

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A different kind of leader: Creating a positive culture

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A different kind of leader: Leaving a lasting legacy

Simon Freakley discusses Brexit "shambles" with CNN International's Julia Chatterley

In the era of Brexit, global businesses are grappling with how to deal with an approaching deadline and increasing economic uncertainty in the UK. AlixPartners CEO Simon Freakley discusses how a shorter extension of Brexit would be in the country's best interest with CNN's Julia Chatterley.

2019 World Economic Forum:
Agility at all costs

To adapt to constant change brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, business has adopted an "agility first" prescription to future-proof their company and outlast disruption. What are the trade-offs and big bets business leaders are facing in the race for agility?

AlixTalks with Martin Wolf

Ahead of the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, AlixPartners CEO Simon Freakley sat down with Financial Times economic commentator Martin Wolf to discuss globalization and the future of work.

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Leading through change: globalization today

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Leading through change: the future of work

AlixTalks with Dambisa Moyo

As part of our AlixTalks series, AlixPartners CEO Simon Freakley speaks to Dambisa Moyo, the author of Edge of Chaos—an examination of why economic growth is essential for global stability.

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Simon is the chief executive officer of AlixPartners. He is based in New York and, with his team, provides transformative leadership to businesses and stakeholders, responding quickly and decisively to their most complex and critical challenges.

Simon became CEO of AlixPartners in 2015. In his more than 30 years of experience, Simon has combined his skills in business turnaround, strategic consulting, and stakeholder management in the development of performance improvement and accelerated transformation projects for many large and high-profile businesses. Before joining AlixPartners, Simon was CEO of Zolfo Cooper Europe from 2008 to 2015. Prior to this, he was CEO of Kroll Inc., a corporate investigations and risk consulting firm based in New York.

Long involved in philanthropic causes, Simon is the chairman of the American Friends of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as chairman of Grange Park Opera and London Music Masters.

Affiliations

Chairman, American Friends of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Chairman, Grange Park Opera

Chairman, London Music Masters

In the News

More News

AlixTalks with Jules Kroll

AlixPartners CEO Simon Freakley has a candid discussion with Jules Kroll, founder of Kroll Inc about the habits and traits of transformational leadership, advice for leaders of tomorrow, and lessons learned from experience.

alixpartners alixtalks jules kroll laying strong foundation

A different kind of leader: Laying a strong foundation

alixpartners alixtalks jules kroll creating postive culture

A different kind of leader: Creating a positive culture

alixpartners alixtalks jules kroll leaving legacy

A different kind of leader: Leaving a lasting legacy

Simon Freakley discusses Brexit "shambles" with CNN International's Julia Chatterley

In the era of Brexit, global businesses are grappling with how to deal with an approaching deadline and increasing economic uncertainty in the UK. AlixPartners CEO Simon Freakley discusses how a shorter extension of Brexit would be in the country's best interest with CNN's Julia Chatterley.

2019 World Economic Forum:
Agility at all costs

To adapt to constant change brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, business has adopted an "agility first" prescription to future-proof their company and outlast disruption. What are the trade-offs and big bets business leaders are facing in the race for agility?

AlixTalks with Martin Wolf

Ahead of the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, AlixPartners CEO Simon Freakley sat down with Financial Times economic commentator Martin Wolf to discuss globalization and the future of work.

ap at wolf part 1

Leading through change: globalization today

ap at wolf part 2

Leading through change: The future of globalization

ap at wolf part 3

Leading through change: the future of work

AlixTalks with Dambisa Moyo

As part of our AlixTalks series, AlixPartners CEO Simon Freakley speaks to Dambisa Moyo, the author of Edge of Chaos—an examination of why economic growth is essential for global stability.

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Lessons learned from an unconventional career

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Perspective from the boardroom

economics globalization 600x338

Economics & globalization