Simon Gill rejoined Needham & Company in January 2010 as Co-head of the Investment Banking Healthcare Group, having been a senior banker at the firm in 2003 - 2006. He has 35 years of investment banking experience. He has been involved in over 500 transactions in his career, and in the last ten years has completed over 150 financing and M&A transactions for healthcare companies. Prior to rejoining Needham, Simon was Co-head of U.S. Healthcare Investment Banking at RBC Capital Markets. He began his career with Credit Suisse First Boston in London in 1982. He has worked in the U.S. since 1984, mainly focused on providing financial advisory and capital raising services for U.S. life sciences companies. In addition to RBC and CSFB, he has worked at SBC Warburg (now called UBS), Schroders, Inc. and Prudential Securities, where he was Head of Investment Banking. Simon graduated from the University of Oxford in 1982 with Masters and Undergraduate degrees.