Simon Keswick

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Simon Keswick
Born Simon Lindley Keswick
(1942-05-20) 20 May 1942 (age 72)
Nationality British
Education Eton College
Alma mater Trinity College, Cambridge
Occupation Director of Matheson & Co., Fleming Mercantile Investment Trust, Hanson plc, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Net worth £1.75 billion (2011)[1]
Spouse(s) Emma Chetwode
Children Four (two sons, two daughters)
Relatives Sir Chips Keswick (brother) and Sir Henry Keswick (brother)

Simon Lindley Keswick FRSA (born 20 May 1942)[2] is a Scottish businessman and the younger brother of Sir Chips Keswick and Sir Henry Keswick.

Early life and education[edit]

Part of the Keswick family business dynasty, he is the son of Sir William Keswick and Mary Lindley, and the grandson of Henry Keswick. He was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge.[2]

Career[edit]

He is a director of Matheson & Co. (owned by Jardine Matheson Holdings), Fleming Mercantile Investment Trust, Hanson plc, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. He was previously Chairman of the Kwik Save Group plc.[2]

A Cheltenham Town supporter, he was a director on the club's board until resigning in January 2009.[3]

Personal life[edit]

In 1971, he married Emma Chetwode, daughter of Major George David Chetwode and Lady Willa Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound. They have two sons and two daughters.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pollara, Priscilla (26 May 2011). "Daddy's worth £1.7 billion". Evening Standard. Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d Europa Publications (2003). The International Who's Who 2004. Psychology Press. pp. 876–. ISBN 978-1-85743-217-6. 
  3. ^ "Director Keswick quits Robins". Gloucester Citizen. 15 January 2009. Retrieved 6 November 2014.