Simon Grindrod: Top 100 Tourism Personalities in West Africa – Winner


Simon Grindrod is the General Manager of The Wheatbaker, Lagos, Nigeria.

Simon was born in Cape Town, South Africa and started his career with the Legacy Group in 1996. Africa has been a journey for him and he loves working on the continent especially, West Africa. He has worked in several leading hotels such as The Commodore and Postswood Hotels, The Peninsula Sea Point and Bakubung Game Lodge Pilanesberg, amongst others.

He attended Prince Henrys Grammar School, Yorkshire, UK. He served as a member of the Cape Town Mayoral committee for Economic Development and Tourism, and has a keen interest in Arts and Culture, Economic Empowerment, Education and Human Rights.

He is married to Lee-Ann Grindrod and has three children.

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