Chairman of The Board
Simon graduated in Geography, then took a Masters in Tropical Agricultural Economics before pursuing a career in corporate finance, specialising first in business valuation and later strategic development and planning. Since ‘retiring’ in 2005, he has developed a portfolio career largely in voluntary roles. Simon has extensive experience as a Governor in both primary and secondary schools - he is currently Lead Governor for Resources at The Wavell School, Farnborough and Chair of the Hampshire Schools Forum. Simon also serves as a Trustee/Director of Broadhurst (a mental health focused industrial and provident society, operating primarily in Rushmoor), a magistrate on the North Hampshire bench (sitting in both the adult and family courts) and a Licensed Lay Minister at St Peter’s, Farnborough. He works (as a part-time consultant) with Flame International, a charity working for healing, forgiveness and reconciliation by bringing God’s love and compassion for the broken to war-torn and suffering communities.