Simon is a Consultant at Pagefield, working with a range of clients on both public affairs and media relations issues. He currently works on accounts including HS1, Hitachi Rail, Subsea Craft and Grow Biotech.
He previously spent four years working in Government press offices, most recently in the Department for Transport. While there, Simon worked on a range of issues, including HS2, the Government’s Active Travel strategy, and the restart of international travel during the coronavirus pandemic. Throughout his time at DfT (and previously at DfE), Simon has built up a useful network of connections within Whitehall (including at Treasury and No.10) and across Parliament.
Prior to his time in Government, Simon worked at several think tanks, including Chatham House.