Simon is a registered medical specialist initially practicing in newborn and general rural paediatric medicine, and since 2000, in medical administration and health service management. Simon has extensive experience in the Australian and Victorian healthcare sectors having been employed as a Director of Medical Services/Chief Medical Officer at a number of health services in Gippsland and more recently as a Medical Director at Medibank Private Limited. Simon has a strong interest in health service governance with board experience since 2017 and is especially passionate about clinical governance. He is currently a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Simon has lived in West Gippsland since 2005 and is actively involved in community activities in the sub-region. Simon joined the Board in June 2020.