Simon Horton

History and experience

Simon started his career as a management consultant, primarily working in the finance sector with clients such as NatWest and Legal & General.

For the last 10 years he has specialised in training in the fields of Negotiating, Influencing, Leadership and Management Skills, working with major blue-chip corporates, charities, government departments and other public sector bodies. He is also a Visiting Lecturer at the Royal College of Art, University of London and presents regularly at the NLP Conference.

He is involved in a lot of charity work including teaching self-development classes for schools in India and organising a sponsored cycle ride in Uganda, raising £35,000 for an African charity. He is also a trustee of AID2, a charity that helps other charities be more efficient.

He has just completed his first book, Negotiation Mastery, a highly readable book which will enable you to get your best deal in any situation. Read more about this book on Amazon.


“Simon was a great instructor – he involved everyone from beginning to end.”
RS, NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations)

“I was very impressed with every aspect of the course. The trainer helped me to identify what was already positive in my presentation style and gave me tips on how to improve the weaker areas.”
CH, Retail Banking Research

“The course was very helpful and I will be taking away new techniques I can use in future presentations. Simon was excellent with good balance of doing and teaching concepts.” 
SP, Leadership Foundation