Simon joined Maritime UK following a varied career working in on the ground political campaigning, both as a constituency and regional campaign manager and latterly head of UK office for a Member of the European Parliament. He studied History and Politics (BA Hons) at the University of Warwick.
As Programme Manager, Simon is responsible for delivering Maritime UK’s Regional Cluster Development Programme, sharing knowledge and best practice in the development of existing, and the creation of new, regional cluster organisations across the UK. He serves as Secretary to the Regional Council.
Simon is based at the Maritime Knowledge Hub in Birkenhead.