Simon Grinter

Head of Facilities Management

Responsible for providing an integrated facilities management service to ensure the GLA meets its statutory and contractual obligations at all core sites.


Simon is Head of Facilities Management at the Greater London Authority (GLA), where he is responsible for the GLA’s core accommodation portfolio which includes City Hall, Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square Gardens, with their well-known listed structures and monuments.  

Simon has worked for the Authority since its creation in 2000. Throughout his career he has specialised in public sector Facilities Management, previously managing a diverse portfolio of buildings including offices, residential and social care establishments.  

Simon has an MSc in Facility and Environment Management from UCL, is a certified member of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) and is a past Chair of its Sustainability Special Interest Group.  

In his spare time Simon is Chair of the Board of Directors of Potters Fields Park Management Trust, a world class public open space and garden adjacent to Tower Bridge. He also volunteers with other environmental and heritage groups.