Dr. Simon J. Thornton is a member of Eurocastle's board of directors. Dr. Thornton is the Chief Executive Officer of the PraxisIFM Group, one of the largest independently owned financial services groups based in the Channel Islands. Dr. Thornton joined the PraxisIFM Group in 1992 and is a qualified chartered accountant. He was on the management board of PKF (Guernsey) Ltd until 2014, where he also served as an audit director. Additionally, he is the director of a number of investment companies including several Guernsey trading companies. Prior to joining Praxis Group, he obtained a PhD at Nottingham University.