Simon CooperChief Financial Officer

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key points & areas of expertise
  • 25+ Years in Financial Management
  • BA in Accounting and Computing
  • Chartered Accountant and Securities Institute Qualified

Simon, a Chartered Accountant, joined Gulf Capital in January 2017 from Restrata Group where he served as CFO and Commercial Director. He is currently CFO for the Kuiper Group.

Simon has more than twenty-five years of experience and has held a number of senior management positions in Europe and the Middle East. These include General Manager of Transguard’s Cash in Transit division in the UAE and CFO at Shozu, a mobile phone application service provider. Prior to moving into industry, Simon was Corporate Finance Director at Arthur Andersen leading many M&A transactions and before that Corporate Recovery Manager at Binder Hamlyn where he carried out numerous investigations for banks and turnarounds.

“Strong relationships and trust is the foundation we use to build business success”

Simon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Computing from the University of Kent at Canterbury. As well as becoming a Chartered Accountant he also qualified under the societies of the Securities Institute and the Insolvency Practitioners in the UK.

contact details

+971 (0) 4 451 51 99
Dubai
United Arab Emirates

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Joining the company in August 2019 has been one of the best moves I could have made.
Kuiper has allowed me to progress within my position, and helped each step of the way. They deal with each employee more as a friend rather than a number, which give you the safe feeling of knowing your being dealt with more personally.

Andy Farquharson
Offshore Operator, Kuiper Group - UK

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