Ms. Simonis serves as LS Power’s Head of Investor Relations and Business Development. Prior to joining LS Power in 2011, Ms. Simonis was Head of Investor Relations and Business Development at Hutchin Hill Capital. Previous to that, Ms. Simonis was at Morgan Stanley, where she worked as a Director in the Prime Brokerage and Institutional Equity Divisions, focused on business development and client consulting. Ms. Simonis began her career at Merrill Lynch Tokyo, where she sold equity derivatives to Japanese and U.S. institutions. Upon transferring to New York, she was promoted to Director and advised U.S.-based asset managers and pension funds on how to best meet their global investment objectives through portfolio trading and listed & OTC equity derivatives.
Ms. Simonis received a B.A. in Political Science from Willamette University and attended the Tokyo International University Bekka Program.