Simon Burnett

  • Degree Programme: MBA
  • Global Nationality: Australian

Simon studied Economics and Law at the University of Sydney, Australia. Upon graduation, Simon worked as a corporate, M&A and commercial disputes lawyer in Sydney. In 2011, after four months of international travel, Simon moved to London where he joined the commercial disputes group of international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Simon hopes to combine his experience as a lawyer and the learning and opportunities offered at London Business School to start his own business. He is currently testing several business ideas with classmates, alumni entrepreneurs, as well as entering business plan competitions. In addition to being a Student Ambassador, Simon is on the Executive Committee of the Australia and New Zealand Club and is an active member of the Entrepreneurship and Industry Clubs. Simon’s favourite part of the MBA are the close friendships that he has formed within his stream and study group.