Simon Blagden

Simon has led and grown several multi-billion-pound telecom and technology businesses over his 35-year career. Starting out at GEC Plessy, Simon moved to Quante AG as UK Managing Director and later became CEO of International Operations, before heading up Spescom’s international operations in South Africa.

As Chair of Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe for over 14 years, Simon strategically led the company across Government and Enterprise. He was awarded an MBE in 1997 and a CBE in 2016 for services to the economy.