Joined Advocare in June 2016
Simon has over 20 years’ experience in community and government roles, constructing campaigns for change, building community capacity and managing membership organisations. Simon is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company of Directors (GAICD).
Before moving to Perth, Simon worked in the Labor Party and state government roles where he developed a strong skill set identifying systematic problems felt by ordinary people, helping them solve these issues through practical steps, at a local level.
After moving to Western Australia in 2001, Simon worked in communications and campaigning roles in state and federal government before being elected to head the Labor Party in WA. For seven years he led all organisational, membership and campaigning functions in WA, including the 2013 State Election campaign. In that time, he also served as a key member on the Labor Party National Executive and National Campaign Committee.
Simon is currently the CEO of a charity, Rebound Western Australia, which provides a supportive community for Western Australians with a physical disability and helps them access sport and recreation.