Steve Simmons

Steve Simmons

Steve Simmons
Finance Director

Key responsibilities

Steve heads up both the company’s Finance and IT Departments.   He has responsibility for financial compliance, financial forecasting and management information, as well as guiding the direction of the technology team.  

He also works with the team of Grocontinental Directors, providing numerical input into proposals and to support the business decision-making process.  

Career background

Following studying for a degree in Managerial Statistics, Steve qualified as a Management Accountant in the financial services industry before moving into manufacturing and distribution sector accountancy roles. 

He joined Grocontinental in 2008 as Financial Controller and was appointed as Finance Director in 2010.

Away from the office

Originally from Southampton, Steve moved to Shropshire in 2006 from West Sussex.  He lives with his wife, two children and chocolate Labrador in a rural community near Whitchurch and is still getting use to the concept of not having a pavement nearby!