Simon Faivel

“Many things in our society are broken. SVA gives me a chance to try and influence our society and repair these issues. The work is meaningful and the people are passionate (about the right sort of things). SVA is one of my homes.”

Simon is a Director in the Consulting team and has been with SVA since 2007. Simon focuses on managing to outcomes and leads SVA’s work on Social Value and Social Return on Investment (SROI). He is a level 3 accredited Social Value and SROI practitioner and an accredited trainer (click here for training dates).

Simon is the Founding Chair (now co-Chair) of the Social Impact Measurement Network of Australia (SIMNA) and co-Chair of Social Value International (SVI). Simon is also a Non-Executive Director of Flying Fox.

Prior to joining SVA, Simon was a strategy consultant at Accenture, a management consulting firm. He has also started, owned and operated two companies. Simon has travelled extensively, working and volunteering in challenging and remote locations in China, Papua, India and Australia. He holds a BSc. and BA (Hons. in Philosophy) from Monash University.

Simon has shared his expertise and perspective in many articles and presentations over the years, including the SVA Quarterly articles Indigenous evaluation: how you do it is as important as what you find out, A guide to social impact measurement, Seven pitfalls to avoid in outcomes measurement and SROI revolution or evolution.