Simon Boddie is Chief Financial Officer for the University of Oxford and joined the Board of Oxford Science Enterprises as a University representative in late 2021.
Prior to joining Oxford University, he was on the Boards of FTSE 250 businesses for 15 years. From 2016 he was Chief Financial Officer of Coats Group plc, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer, and previously Group Finance Director of Electrocomponents plc, the global multi-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions. Prior to this he worked for Diageo, where he held a variety of senior finance positions, Hill Samuel Bank and Price Waterhouse.
He is also a Non-Executive Director of Learning Technologies Group plc, an AIM listed market leader in the fast growing workplace digital learning and talent management market.
Simon holds an MA from the University of Cambridge and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.