Head of the Non-Profit Sector for Russell Reynolds Associates
Simon Kingston is Co-Curator of the Killarney Economic Conference. He leads the Non-Profit Sector for the leadership advisory firm Russell Reynolds Associates. He advises clients in the government and global development sectors on chief executive and board appointments and related matters. He has served clients across Europe, North America, and Africa. Simon is co-founder of the West Cork History Festival, an annual event which engages with local, national, and international history through talks, debates, music, and film. He sits on the executive committee of the British-Irish Association. Simon received his B.A. in history from Trinity College Dublin. He received his D.Phil. in history from the University of Oxford. He was subsequently a post-doctoral scholar at the University and a tutor and retained lecturer at a number of its colleges.