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Simon Hirtzel

General Partner and COO at Kreos Capital


Simon is focused on providing deal-level support to Kreos's portfolio companies, managing Kreos's international operations, and participating in the management and execution of overall Kreos strategy. Simon manages Kreos's investment support and finance operations team. Prior to joining Kreos, Simon was Group Chief Financial Officer of the PA Consulting Group, a $500m consulting business with 3,500 staff engaged in 37 countries worldwide. As Group CFO he played a central part in the international growth and success of its programme of corporate technology spin-offs and in the management of its global consulting operations. Before PA, Simon worked in professional services. He worked with Arthur Andersen in London and Frankfurt. Simon has an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. 

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