Matt Simon

Head of Ashler Capital


Matt Simon joined Citadel in 2004 as an analyst and took on progressively larger and more challenging roles. Over his first 14 years at the firm, he served as an analyst on Citadel’s Event Driven team, a capital goods analyst on the Global Equities Industrials team, a portfolio manager for the Global Equities Energy and Industrials team and the regional Head of Equities in Chicago.

In 2018, Matt pitched a vision for Ashler Capital: a destination for extraordinary investment talent to work and learn together with unlimited resources to invest at scale. He rapidly built it into one of our firm’s largest investment strategies. He also serves on Citadel’s Portfolio Committee.

Matt began his career as an analyst at Salomon Smith Barney, then worked as an associate on the communications investment team at Madison Dearborn Partners.

He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting with high honors from Lehigh University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Matt serves on the Board of Trustees at the Field Museum and the Board of Directors for the Susan Harris Memorial Fund.


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