Simon Mordant, WAM'95
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Greenhill Caliburn

Wharton Faculty & Staff >> Biography

Simon Mordant is Co-Chief Executive of Greenhill Caliburn, a leading independent corporate advisory firm. Simon was a co founder of the firm in 1999 and following its merger in 2010 with New York Stock Exchange listed Greenhill he sits on the Global Executive Committee. Simon specialises in advising local and multinational companies and Government on their capital markets strategy and merger and acquisitions.

Simon has been a practising corporate adviser in Australia since 1984 having trained as a Chartered Accountant in London.

Simon is a passionate collector of contemporary art with a long history of benefaction to the Arts. In 2007, he was appointed Chairman of the MCA Foundation which was re-established to raise funds for the $53 million capital campaign for the redevelopment. In 2010 Simon’s was appointed Chairman of the Board of the MCA.

In addition to the above, Simon is Australian Commissioner for the 2013 Venice Biennale, a member of the International Leadership Council of the New Museum and a member of the International Council of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, a member of the Tate International Council, a Director of the Sydney Theatre Company and the Garvan Research Foundation, a member of the Wharton Executive Board for Asia and was Deputy President of Takeover Panel 2000-2011.

Simon was awarded an AM being made a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia for “Services to the Arts and to the cultural environment of Australia through philanthropic and executive roles, and to the community”.

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