Simon is an information specialist whose main area of expertise is around content strategy for websites and other digital platforms. He graduated with an MA in Information Management at Thames Valley University in 2002. Simon has managed several website and database projects for different national charities including Help the Hospices and Turn2us. He is a manager at Chelmsford public library in Essex. Simon has also collaborated on a number of publications including:
- Barriers to the Development of Palliative Care in the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2009.
- Facts and indicators on palliative care development in 52 countries of the WHO European region: results of an EAPC task force, Palliative Medicine 2007.
- EAPC Atlas of Palliative Care in Europe, Lancaster University 2007.