Simon Budden | Kreston Reeves


Director of Agriculture


Special interests

  • Owner managed businesses
  • Agricultural businesses, including family farms and multi site estates
  • Hotels and leisure


  • Advising owner managed businesses with regard to all aspects of management, taxation and financial planning, including exit strategies and business disposals
  • Working closely with farms and estates to manage effective diversification, general business development and succession strategies

Further Information

Simon joined Kreston Reeves in 1987 and during his career has progressed through the ranks to become our Director of Agriculture in 2012. Simon gained a wide range of general practice experience working initially in our satellite offices based in Deal and Sandwich. Simon’s workload in our satellite offices included looking after a number of well respected local farms. Since moving to our Canterbury office Simon has continued to develop his specialism in agriculture, looking after the diverse needs of farms and estates, as well as taking on an internal responsibility for developing our offering to this sector.

Personal interests

Outside of work Simon enjoys horse riding, photography, travelling abroad and relaxing at home with his family. He is also learning BSL (British Sign Language) and the flute.