Born in London in 1969, Simon has more than 25 years combined business and teaching experience in the UK and Austria. He is a graduate of the University of Kent in Canterbury where he studied Politics, Government & Sociology. In 2007 he gained a Master's Degree in Education from the UK's Open University where he specialised in Educational Management, TESOL, Curriculum and Assessment.
He started teaching English in 1997 and since then has worked in more than 120 different organisations. This has included international and national companies, government ministries, state authorities, and one secondary school.
Simon lives and works in Vienna.