Simon Day

Head of Finance

Simon Day

Head of Finance

Simon Day has overall responsibility for the development and leadership of CMR’s finance function. With a background of working for some of the world’s leading financial and healthcare organisations, and a sharp eye for detail, Simon brings the key skills needed as the business scales for significant growth across multiple territories.

After graduating from St Johns College, Cambridge with a first-class honours degree in Maths, Simon worked for the global accountancy firm KPMG.  During almost a decade in audit, Simon’s clients included a number of leading technology and healthcare organisations.

Before joining CMR, Simon worked for one of the UK’ leading contract research organisations Envigo, where – following a series of acquisitions – he was responsible for successfully implementing a single financial system to drive rigorous financial control and efficient financial systems for the benefit of investors, staff and suppliers across multiple locations around the world.

With a strong track-record of maths, Simon is highly skilled at creating valuable financial models and forecasts that are grounded in commercial reality.

Areas of expertise

Financial modelling
Business processes improvement
System implementation