Simon graduated with a BA (Hons) in Finance and Economics from Oxford Polytechnic and gained an MBA from the Manchester Business School. He then successfully completed his professional examinations, becoming a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He trained with Robson Rhodes in London, working in their audit and tax departments before spending three years in management consultancy, specialising in legal and financial services. He joined The Medical Protection Society Ltd, a company providing professional indemnity to healthcare professionals, in 1994. He was promoted to Finance Director in 1998 and Chief Executive in 2012. Both of his children were educated at Cundall, and his wife, Sally, is Head of Admissions at the school. Simon chairs the school’s finance committee and helps to ensure that the school is run on a sound and secure financial footing.