Biography

Simon Barnes

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Managing Director, BAE Systems Saudi Arabia
Simon Barnes is Managing Director of BAE Systems Saudi Arabia.
 
Simon joined BAE Systems in 2001 and has held a number of senior programme leadership and business development roles throughout a 20-year career in the defence industry, spanning the UK, Europe and the Middle East. Most recently, Simon was the Vice President of the Typhoon programme.
 
Simon holds a Masters Degree from the University of Manchester and is currently reading International Financial Management at the Alliance Manchester Business School. He is a Chartered Project Manager and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.
 
Outside of work Simon enjoys travel and is an avid Formula 1 fan.