Discovering better ways to solve social problems

Simon Meier

    Senior Consultant


simon.meier@fsg.org

Overview

Simon brings experience from both the nonprofit and for profit sectors.

Role at FSG

Simon has worked on a range of projects with corporate clients, multilateral agencies, and foundations on issues including strategy, performance measurement and evaluation, and strategic philanthropy. His recent projects include helping a malaria-focused product development partnership with the development of its five year business plan, writing a private sector engagement guide to improve women’s and children’s health for a multilateral agency, and conducting an evaluation for a large foundation seeking to promote climate friendly policies in Europe. Simon also co-authored FSG’s report on "Creating Shared Value in India" and contributed to a paper on funding flow trends in agricultural development, "Smallholder Farmer Development: International Donor Funding Trends."

Before FSG

Prior to FSG, Simon worked for Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Berlin, where he helped a multinational NGO redefine its operating structure and worked on projects with several German ministries. Simon also gained experience in development while conducting research for Myrada, an NGO specializing in microfinance in the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Education

  • University of St. Gallen (HSG), MA in International Affairs and Governance
  • Community of European Management Schools (CEMS), MSc in International Management
  • University of St. Gallen (HSG), BA in International Affairs

 Affiliations

  • Sandbox Network, a global community of achievers and innovators under 30

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

On Working at FSG

"Throughout my first professional experiences, I was constantly on the lookout for something else. Something that would allow me to pursue my passion for social issues and enable me to think innovatively about ways to address them. At FSG I have found a firm which lets me do exactly that. Working at FSG is an opportunity to join some of the smartest and most talented people in identifying innovative solutions, engaging a variety of stakeholders, and mobilizing resources to bring about positive change in social issues – what more can you ask for?"

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