Speaker Profile

Simon McGregor

Chief Financial Officer
Pennyroyal (Gibraltar) Ltd

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Simon is the Chief Financial Officer of Pennyroyal (Gibraltar) Ltd the company behind the Zanzibar Amber Resort. Pennyroyal is building this large five-star project situated on the Indian Ocean-facing North East of Zanzibar island on 650HA of land and marine space with 4km of private beach. Simon grew up in the family-owned financial publishing business McGregors Who Owns Whom in Cape Town and spent the early part of his career engrossed in financial and company research. When the online version of the business was sold to Naspers in 2000 he moved on to found businesses involved in bulk share dealing, investor relations and shareholder administration. This took him to the City in London in 2009 where he added share registry and cross-border listings to his experience. Simon is also a partner in Afriscope Advisory and is based in London.