"Simon is a freelance broadcaster, writer and consultant, who regularly commentates on social policy, politics, the arts and equality. He has a broad range of expertise in governance and organisational change, having held a number of non-executive positions in both the public and private sector. Simon is currently Chair of the Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership and Chair and Pro-Chancellor of the University of Sussex." 
Simon is a broadcaster, writer and consultant at astar-fanshawe. He was one of the co-founders of Stonewall, is currently the Chairman of the Governing Council of the University of Sussex and a Board member of Brighton Dome and Festival, Housing21 and English Touring Theatre.
- Director, Housing and Care 21
- Trustee, Kaleidoscope Trust 
- Patron, UK Jewish Film Festival 
- Patron, The Forgiveness Project