Simon Johnson Chief Executive of the Jewish Leadership Council

Simon Johnson is the Chief Executive of the Jewish Leadership Council. Before that, he had a 20 year career that saw him operate at the highest levels of the sports and media industries. After a period as the senior lawyer at the English Premier League, Simon’s career in sport saw him spend four years as Director of Corporate Affairs at The Football Association, followed by a role as COO of England’s Bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He lives in London with his wife and three children. He was the Chairman of the Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue, the UK’s largest modern orthodox community from 2013 - 2015 and is an active participant in Jewish community institutions.