Simon Mackrell

Director of Habitats

What is your role at Thomson?

To sustainably grow and develop the Habitats business whilst maintaining our reputation for a high quality service.

Why do you like working at Thomson?

The variety of the work, projects and clients continues to inspire and motivate me on a daily basis.

How long have you worked for Thomson?

Since October 2017

What does a typical day at work look like?

No such thing as a typical day. However, some or all of the following is likely.

  • Horizon scanning upcoming opportunities and assisting in the compilation and submission of bids and tenders.
  • Peer reviewing the aforementioned for others in the team. Meeting with key clients, supply chain partners and the Thomson management team.
  • Supporting and liaising with the various support teams such as HR, Bid team, Recruitment, Resourcing and Finance.
  • Supporting the Habitats project managers and operations manager.
  • Mentoring others across the broader business.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

The great outdoors, camping / fishing and the odd pint or two.

What is your favourite book and why?

Unbroken – Louis Zamperini. A remarkable true account of one mans amazing life of endurance, resilience and ultimately redemption. A truly inspirational story and very humbling.

Who would play you in a movie about your life?

Robert De Nero or Al Pacino !

"The variety of the work, projects and clients continues to inspire and motivate me on a daily basis"
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