Simon graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (BE/Electrical) from the University of Western Australia (UWA) and has accrued almost 34 years of work experience in electrical, electronic, software and system engineering.
He is a Certified Professional (accredited by the Australian Computer Society) specialising in System Engineering.
In mid-2015, he was awarded the “Professional Award – Achiever of the Year” at the WA INCITE Awards. Later that same year, he also was awarded the prestigious “National ICT Professional of the Year” at the inaugural Australian Computer Society Digital Disruptors Awards.
He holds an International Patent on Forklift Speed Control System using Colour Coded Floors and works as the Technical Director at PowerPlus Energy.