Simon is a Program Manager in SVA’s Ventures team. He is particularly focused on the Industry Employment Initiative – a program that connects national employers to disadvantaged job seekers – and a range of other projects within the Venture Philanthropy team, including SVA’s pro bono network.
Prior to joining SVA, Simon spent several years working in the community sector coordinating recreation, drug & alcohol, youth and disability programs. He also spent several years in finance and banking. In 2013 Simon returned to the community sector, spending the year living and working in remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory, taking on program management and community engagement roles.
Simon holds a Bachelor Degree in Health Sciences (Health Promotion) from La Trobe University.