St Mary's University
Simon graduated in Geography from the University of Exeter and completed postgraduate studies at the University of Bristol with an MSc in International Relations. Simon joined the Royal Air Force in 1999 and retired from the Royal Air Force in 2015 having completed a career within the intelligence specialisation working in central government and overseas as well as in support of military operations. Simon holds post graduate qualifications in Project and Programme Management and is currently working as the University Secretary and Chief of Staff for the Vice Chancellor at St Mary’s where he is responsible for overseeing governance within the University. A keen rugby coach and referee he is also a school governor for a comprehensive secondary school near his home in Hampshire.