After spending a year as Deputy CEO, Simon Hopkins became the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Turn2us in October 2014. He moved into the voluntary sector in 2010, following a career in financial services and central government.
Simon started his career in finance, qualifying as a chartered accountant with KPMG in London. He subsequently held a series of senior financial positions in commerce, specialising in financial strategy, commercial finance and contract compliance as well as related areas, such as business development and service management. He was then Director of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) at HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) between 2007-10.
Simon publishes and speaks regularly on financial sustainability, leadership and governance.
In 2014, he was the recipient of a special recognition award for his contribution to financial leadership in the third sector and was one of Citywealth's Top 10 charity CEOs for 2016.