Simon Dixon


Simon Dixon is the Founder and CEO of Hatmill, the UK’s largest Logistics consultancy.  He began his career with Asda on their Logistics Graduate Scheme in the mid-1990s.

He then went into consultancy in 2001 working on major rail infrastructure programmes and then led PWC’s logistics consulting team.  In 2009 he founded Hatmill.

Since then, Hatmill has grown into a team of over 65 consultants, working alongside clients to help them solve logistics problems such as network optimisation, warehouse automation and achieving net zero targets.  Hatmill supported the UK’s COVID-19 pandemic response, setting up logistics networks for PPE and vaccine distribution.

In 2023 Hatmill was ranked No1 Best Small Workplace in the UK.

AI in logistics

Artificial Intelligence (AI) seems to be everywhere at the moment. Will it take all our jobs? Will it revolutionise our working lives? How does it apply to the world of Supply Chain and Logistics? Simon will explore the answers to these questions and give some insight into how AI will become part of our everyday working lives.