Simon Goddard

Simon is the founder and managing director of Global Insight Ltd.


Simon has been working in this field for 28 years. He started his career in Australia at the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation before moving to the then newly established Strategic Intelligence Unit of the National Crime Authority where his field of expertise was Asian Organised Crime. Simon moved to Hong Kong in 1991 and began working for the Asian arm of Kroll Associates. He later joined the firm DSFX International as Senior Managing Director and head of Asian Operations before leaving to start Global Insight. His experience includes investigating a number of very large institutional fraud cases; conduct of sensitive internal investigations; large corruption cases and violations of US FCPA laws, UK Bribery Act, OECD Guidelines and various national Anti-Corruption Acts; conduct of sensitive business intelligence assignments for investor groups; support for parties in international arbitration proceedings and providing expert witness services to arbitral tribunals.


Simon holds a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Sydney, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Laws (P.G. Dip Laws) and a Master of Laws (LL.M) from Queen Mary College University of London with a specialisation in International Dispute Resolution