Symon Elliott


Symon joined JD Haspel as non-executive Chairman in early 2020 to focus on corporate development, relationship management and strategy. He works closely with James and the management team in an advisory capacity supporting the continued growth and development of the firm.

Symon and James were partners together at Russell Reynolds Associates and during his 18 years with the firm, Symon led their operations in Europe and South Asia before moving to New York as head of the USA. On his return to London he coordinated the CEO and Board Services practice before leaving to establish a leadership advisory firm, Leaders Futures in 2018. Earlier in his career he led Prudential’s mutual funds business having been an MD in consumer banking at AIB and TSB.

Symon is also the Chairman of Centrepoint which is JD Haspel’s sponsored charity and a trustee of The Photographers’ Gallery. He holds an MA from Oxford University and an MSC from London Business School.

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7367 0627

Symon Elliott represents the following practices

  • Management Team