Simon C.Y. Wong is a partner at Tapestry Networks. He is also an adjunct professor of law at Northwestern University School of Law and Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Over the past 20 years, Simon’s activities have focused on governance, institutional investment, and capital markets. He has worked with and served boards of directors and CEOs/senior management of listed companies, state-owned enterprises, family firms, co-operatives, investment institutions, regulatory agencies, and international organizations.
Prior to joining Tapestry Networks, Simon was an independent consultant serving a range of clients globally, External Senior Advisor and consultant at McKinsey & Company, partner at activist investment firm Governance for Owners, and Head of Corporate Governance at Barclays Global Investors (UK). Simon started his professional career as a securities lawyer with Linklaters & Paines and Shearman & Sterling in London, and also served as Principal Administrator/Counsel at the OECD in Paris.
Simon has contributed actively to policy making on corporate governance and institutional investment. His writings have appeared in the McKinsey Quarterly, Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, New York Times, and other publications. In 2013, he contributed three essays to the Harvard Business Review volume on How CEOs Can Fix Capitalism.
Simon holds a juris doctor degree from Northwestern University and is admitted to the New York bar. He lives in London with his wife and daughter.