Simon works as the Technical Director for a company called Custom Covers in Southampton. They manufacture temporary structures such as tents and marquees and supply to the event industry. He originally trained as a Naval Architect and spent 13 years in the shipbuilding and repair industry, during which he spent 5 years living abroad.
Simon joined the Chapter in 2011. He has been associated with Chichester Cathedral since 2000 when his eldest son Edward joined the Cathedral Choir, subsequently followed by his third child Jack and his wife Fiona is a steward and regular reader. Their middle child Alice also attended the Prebendal school, moving on to Bishop Luffa and then a career in the Hospitality industry.
Simon has been a long standing member of the PCC in Oving and has been a member of the Chichester Deanery synod since 2004. He brings a Parish and Business perspective to Chapter.