Simon Kelner is a British journalist and newspaper editor. Kelner was editor-in-chief of The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers. He was appointed in May 1998 to succeed Andrew Marr and Rosie Boycott and ended his tenure in 2008. Simon has received considerable acclaim for his ground-breaking transformation of The Independent into a ‘compact’ format and the introduction of unique, innovative, single issue, front pages.
He has a strong background in Sports Journalism.