Seymour qualified in 1994 as a Chartered Accountant at Coopers & Lybrand before joining Barclays Global Investors in 1996. Involved with the launch of i-shares at BGI, he helped build their billion dollar hedge fund business. In 2003 he left to join a boutique investment management business, Signet Capital, becoming Managing Director of Signet Capital Management Limited. Subsequent roles in the investment management industry include partner at Hyde Park Investment, CEO at Hilltop Fund Management and Head of ESG at Indos Financial. In 2014 Seymour joined the Board of Global Philanthropic as non-Executive Chairman which he relinquished in December 2020. Alongside Seymour’s entrepreneurial activities he continues to be a member of Global Philanthropic’s Board, as the non-executive Deputy Chairman.