Simon Blagden has 35 years experience in the IT, Telecoms and Digital industries sector. He was previously non-executive Chairman at Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe, a post he held for 14 years. In a truly International career, Simon has lived and worked in most regions of the world.
Simon is currently Chair of the UK Government’s Telecoms Supply Chain Diversification Advisory Board and Chair of Larkspur International Ltd Simon is also Industry Chair of the Parliamentary Internet Communications and Technology Group (All Party Parliamentary Group), co-Chair of the Research Institute of Social Mobility and Education and a member of the Trade Advisory Group at the Department of International Trade.
Simon was appointed MBE in 1997 for services to export and was appointed CBE in 2016 for services to the economy.