Simon is an author, journalist, business coach, university tutor, and runs his own communications agency, Creative Warehouse. He teaches writing, communication, media and business skills at the University of Cambridge, and for government departments and agencies.
He has eight novels published, all in the thriller genre, and non-fiction books on business communication and public speaking and presentations. Follow-up books on the topics of writing blogs and appearing in the media are due out in 2021.
Previously, Simon was a BBC News Correspondent for twenty years, working across TV, radio and online platforms, specialising in business and economics, home affairs, and the environment. He has also contributed articles and short stories to a range of newspapers and magazines, written plays, screenplays, radio comedy, and even a pantomime.