Simon (Mac) Mckenzie
“I Dream of a world with more peace, more joy and more fairness. My purpose is to bring people together who share this dream to inspire action.”
Simon Mckenzie has extensive operational and leadership experience at senior level in both private and public sector. Prior to BRIDGE, he led the operations team of one of the key global divisions at Reuters with responsibilities for finance, business planning and people development. Prior to his role at Reuters, he was a management consultant with two of the world’s premiere strategy and transformation firms.
Mac specialises in designing and delivering pioneering leadership and strategy development programmes. He has worked with senior teams across more than 15 industries, including financial services, education, climate change, logistics, aerospace, construction and defence. Example programmes include the programme management of the Fellowship Commission for the Department of Education in the UK, a major policy review which lead to a Bill being successfully voted through Parliament and change in law. Mac also designed and delivered the leadership development of one of the world’s most successful international retailers.
At The Climate Group, Mac worked with the CEO, board and every region worldwide (China, India, North America and Europe) to shape the strategy and leadership required to implement the technologies, government policies and financial frameworks that will genuinely reverse global CO2emissions.
Mac is the COO for BRIDGE – he is responsible for the management of the P&L, the execution of the strategy, key government and commercial relationships and BRIDGE’s not-for-prot work.
Mac graduated from Oxford University with a Masters in Engineering, Economics and Management. He is trained and qualified in Neuro Linguistic Programming, Transactional Analysis, Myers Briggs and Systems Theory