Trustee - Simon Vernon Area of Expertise : Commercial and general management. Simon worked for almost 40 years in the Shipping Industry, firstly at a Ship Broker in London and Tokyo, and then for a Ship Owner in Hong Kong. At the end of 1985 he joined a small intermodal container leasing company that today is the largest container lessor in the World (leasing intermodal containers to Container Shipping Lines). He held various marketing and operational roles in the early stage of his career, and was made CEO of Triton in 2003. He currently continues to be on the Board of Triton International Limited (a New York Stock Exchange Company specializing in container leasing) and for the last year he has served on the Board of the Through Transport Club, the world’s leading transport and logistics insurer. Simon spent the first part of his career working in Tokyo, Hong Kong and San Francisco, and for the last 20 years in the UK. He lives near Andover and has three children and four step children.