“Lionstep talks human, because they can.”

Admin 18, Feb 2022 2 min

A very warm welcome to our new Expert Board Member: Simone Thompson

The Lionstep team is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to the Expert Board: Simone Thompson. The Board provides leadership for carrying out Lionstep’s mission to promote the new state of a blended workforce and its talent communities. Simone Thompson, COO & Head Business Development of PG Impact Investments, will serve as leading expert of the 2019 Lionstep Expert Board.


“Lionstep talks human, because they can. Finding a new job can be a tremendously lonely experience. Lionstep seeks to mitigate this state with both speed and accuracy – but above all, with keeping the human and humanity at the core. This form of human interaction, transparency and agility is exactly what the market requires today.” Simone Thompson

Simone Thompson has spent the predominant part of her career working for UBS in a wide range of positions spanning the organization. Most recently, she held the position of Chief of Staff to the President of UBS Wealth Management (WM), heading the WM Executive Office as well as a number of cross-bank key strategic programs. Her areas of expertise cover marketing, sales, operations, business development, project management, cultural change and fundraising. Prior work experience includes Zurich Financial Services, Unilever, and Young & Rubicam. She also has been very active in philanthropy and impact investing and has held a number of board positions over the past 10 years. She holds an Honours degree, Bachelor of Law with French, from Birmingham University and has studied finance and behavioural economics at Harvard Business School and behavioral economics at London School of Economics (LSE). She is an alumni of INSEAD (AMP) and has undertaken executive education at IMD, Cheung Kong Graduate School (Beijing) and Kellogg School of Management.