Simon is a passionate student of complex organizational human-centric design and innovation techniques, and has led multiple idea-generator sessions on service and strategy innovation in the public and private sectors. He has applied his deep experience of change in the public sector to transformative projects in finance, education and health, with over 20 complex lean innovation projects in the healthcare sector.
Global in viewpoint but local in impact, he has led consulting engagements and dynamic leadership training in Africa, the Middle East, Europe and North America. Simon has also worked as a freelance journalist based in the West Bank, covering the Mid-East peace process, as a TV producer for an Arabic satellite news channel and as a journalist and international spokesperson for major humanitarian organizations in post-conflict countries. An avid cyclist, Simon once rode from Malawi to Cape Town (4,500 km) and has completed numerous long-distance charity rides