Simon joined the Board of Trustees on 1 July 2015. He is a senior executive at Trustpower and has held a number of senior roles in the energy, technology and legal sectors in NZ and overseas.
Simon has degrees in law and politics from the University of Otago and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Programme at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
He is a Chartered Member of the NZ Institute of Directors and also sits on the Board of Priority One (WBOP Economic Development Agency) and the Bay of Plenty Community Trust (BayTrust).
Simon and his wife Kate live in Matua with their two daughters.