Simon Persson is SEI’s Financial Director and is responsible for the finances of the SEI Foundation (Stiftelsen The Stockholm Environment Institute, org. No. 802014-0763), which is the hub of SEI’s operations, as well as for funds utilized in other parts of SEI’s global organization.
Simon joined SEI as Financial Controller in June 2007 and was promoted to Financial Director in October 2014. Simon has more than 15 years of experience working with Financial Management and Project Management within the private sector as well as the non-profit sector.
Prior to joining SEI, Simon worked at the Church of Sweden Head Office as Financial Controller. He has also worked for many years as a Management Consultant within Project Management, Test Management, and Financial Accounting, within various sectors including IT, Media, and Finance.
Previous experience also includes corporate group accounting and business intelligence. Simon has a B.Sc. in International Business from Uppsala University.