Simon Venn

Position: Managing Director: Technical Services and Chief Government Officer

Date of appointment


Board Committees

ESG Committee

Other current appointments

  • Member of Cabinet Office Outsourcing Industry Forum

Past roles

Simon served as Commercial Director at Cable & Wireless from 1999 to 2001, then moved to Royal Dutch Shell as Global Commercial Director: Telecommunications. In 2004, he founded Source8, a professional services and advisory firm, serving as CEO. Simon sat on the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s Overseas Business Risk board from 2010 to 2016, advising UK businesses on security. After Mitie acquired Source8 in 2014, Simon took on various senior roles within the organisation, including overseeing Government and Defence, Group Strategy, and Sales and Marketing, before his current appointment in 2022.

Skills and experience

  • Landmarc Board member, December 2021 to February 2023
  • MBA from Henley Management College