Qualified as a Surveyor, Simon has a background in law, planning, finance and building construction and has worked for himself in the ownership and management of property for nearly 30 years. After years of commuting, he now works in Haslemere too.
As well as being a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Simon is a member of the Haslemere Society, the National Trust and the RNLI as well as supporting Canine Partners in the work they do.
He is also a Founder Member of the Hunter Trust, recently formed to take over the running of the Marjorie Gray Hall Alzheimer’s Centre.
Simon was elected to Haslemere Town Council as a councillor in the 2017 by-election and was re-elected in May 2019.
Simon was elected as the Mayor of Haslemere in May 2021.