Managing Director
KEMSEC, Securing Industrial Controls

Simon Mason, Owner and Managing Director of KEMSEC, has worked in the ICS industry since 2004. He previously served as EMEA Managing Director of the Security Solutions division of Verizon, where he was responsible for leading the organisation’s security professionals and overall Go-to-Marketing Strategy globally. In addition to several leadership roles at Cybertrust, he also held positions at Ubizen and consulting firms AT Kearney and EDS.

Throughout this time, Simon developed partner and strategic relationships. His talent for guidance and leadership inspire trust and respect. He genuinely cares about his team and is focused on customer satisfaction, which has gained him strong customer loyalty. His calm and rational personality, together with his excellent communication skills, are ideal for solving large complex situations.

Simon is also the Managing Director at KEMAT, the largest independent supplier of polyisobutylenes and related products in the EMEA region. Using his strong background in corporate management and commercial optimisation, he critically screened the business model and is now growing and developing the business, taking it to the next level.

Simon speaks four languages: Dutch, English, French and German. He received his Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom and holds a Master of Business Administration from Kellogg University, Chicago an FBS Belgium.