Simon joined RAFAC as a cadet in 1989 prior to serving in the Grenadier Guards where he continued to assist as a service instructor when not on deployment. Upon leaving the Army in 1999 he joined as a Civilian Instructor before becoming a SNCO rising to the position of Region Warrant Officer Central and East Region and Deputy Corp Warrant Officer. Simon stood down from his position on August 13th 2016 after delivering the Flag ship parade at RAF Cranwell and is now the Region Treasurer for Central and East Region.
Simon is a Senior Estimator by profession for a large London based construction company. His passion is open water swimming and he takes part in the 5.25 mile end to end race every year at Lake Coniston.