Simon studied Estate Management at Reading University following which he joined a surveying practice in Birmingham. In 1981, Simon qualified as a Chartered Surveyor, and is still working in the same area of business over 37 years later. Now working as a Partner at International property consultancy Cushman & Wakefield, he has specific responsibility for the industrial and logistics sector in the UK. He has also been responsible for the EMEA region which involved a substantial amount of international travel to the EMEA region, the USA and Asia. He has spoken at a number of conferences and seminars in all three geographies and also carries out Expert Witness work on behalf of clients. His principal role as a Trustee is with regard to maximising the use of Wycliffe’s asset base.
Outside work, Simon married Stephanie Cartwright (OW) in 1984 and they have two children. At Wycliffe, Simon was involved in the musical aspects of the school, playing the clarinet and also rowing. Simon helped organise the Midlands gatherings of the OW Society for a number of years at a variety of venues, and has also been a Governor of a local Middle School in Worcestershire.
Vice Chair of Council of Trustees
Chair of Estates Committee
Member of Finance Committee
Member of Governance Committee