Simon Clark

Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Transatlantic Response to Illicit Finance Taskforce Member

Simon Clark is a nonresident senior fellow at American Progress working on combating violent white supremacy. For 15 years, Clark built and led Fidelity’s European venture capital operation before moving to Generation Investment Management, the sustainability-focused investing firm, as a senior adviser to their growth equity practice. During his time at Fidelity, Clark served as chairman of the British Venture Capital Association, making the case for policies to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation.

Before joining Fidelity, Clark was the chief financial officer of, an early internet news site. Clark qualified as a chartered accountant at Price Waterhouse before moving to Reuters, where he held a series of finance and technology positions, culminating in an appointment as the first director of Web Services.

Taskforce on a Transatlantic Response to Illicit Finance