Simon is currently working as the Operations Director and Company Secretary for BPET. As part of that role he is responsible for capital, project management of the new school building programme, IT, HR and H&S. Simon has been involved with the free school programme since its inception, managing the one of the first free school applications. He also managed the application for one of the first primary academy conversions.
Simon has extensive experience in educational administration having worked in education since 1985. He led the establishment of the local financial management on an outer London borough and worked as an Assistant Director for a London Borough with responsibility for all the back office functions of the organisation. He has also worked for two private sector organisations delivering interim management in LA’s and financial and MIS support to schools.