Simon Mayall

Sir Simon Mayall is a senior adviser for Greenhill & Co, the investment bank. Previously, he had a long career in the British Army, serving in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kosovo among other places. In the army, Mayall held the rank of Lieutenant General and between 2011 and 2014 was also Middle East Senior Adviser at the UK Ministry of Defence. While in the army he completed a Defence Fellowship at the University of Oxford, studying Turkish security policy, and held the offices of Deputy Commanding General in the Multi-National Corps (Iraq), Assistant Chief of the General Staff, and Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff.