Simon Friend

Simon joined Jewish Care’s Board in October 2016 where he chairs the Community Services Committee.

Previously, Simon was the Co-Treasurer and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee and Joel Emanuel Trust Management Committee.

Simon is a Chartered Accountant and was a partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP where he worked for over 35 years until his retirement in December 2017.

Simon is Deputy Chairman and Non-Executive Director at the Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trust in addition to chairing the Audit Committee. He is also a member of Finance and Health & Safety Committees.

Simon is a member of the General Council at the Royal Academy of Arts and Chairs the Audit & Risk Committee and is a member of the Finance Committee. He is the Non-Executive Director of Bristol based law firm Bevan Brittan, a UK Top-100 commercial law firm and chairs the Audit & Risk Committee as well as being a member of the Remuneration  & Appointments Committee.

Simon is married with three children and lives in North London.