General Counsel, Company SecretaryMr. Simon Barratt is General Counsel Company Secretary of Whitbread PLC. He joined the Group in 1991 as Group Legal Adviser before becoming Company Secretary and Group Legal Affairs Director in 1997. Has had accountability for group development and was a director of Whitbread Pension Trustees Limited between 1997 and 2009. He trained as a solicitor at Slaughter and May and then held positions in the legal teams at Rio Tinto and Heron prior to joining Whitbread.