Born in Somerset, Simon's interest in music was encouraged by an excellent music teacher. But, now regards himself as "Just an enthusiastic listener" enjoying a wide range of music.
Simon spent over thirty five years as a professional driver trainer, most of which, involved advanced and 'blue light' training. In 2014 he was made a Fellow of the Association of Industrial Road Safety Officers and has produced an online road safety booklet.
few voluntary positions held, such as, County Staff Officer (Driving)
St John Ambulance and Vice-Chairman at a community centre.