Simon Copleston

Executive Management Profiles

Simon Copleston

Group General Counsel and Board Secretary

Simon has been General Counsel and Board Secretary at ADCB since 2008. After graduating from Durham University in the UK, he practised corporate law in the City of London for eight years. He joined Abu Dhabi Investment Authority in 2006, acting as lawyer to the Emerging Markets Department and the Strategic Investment and Infrastructure teams. He has more than 20 years' experience in banking, finance, and corporate law. Simon is a UK-qualified solicitor and has been highly instrumental in the Bank's recent recognition as a regional leader in corporate governance.