Simon came to Vespasian Security after a long career in secondary education management. He has also held an SIA Door Supervision licence and operated as a frontline team member in the industry since the inception of the SIA in 2004 and before this in the old local council licensing systems since 2002.
Simon was appointed to the board of Directors of Vespasian in December of 2016. Prior to winning promotion to the position of Senior Operations Manager in 2013, Simon led teams at various festivals across the country as a Senior Operational Supervisor on behalf of the company since 2008. Simon holds a Foundation Degree in Academic Administration from Portsmouth University, as well as a Foundation degree in Crowd Safety Management from Buckingham New University.
Simon is a proven and well-seasoned Crowd Manager having been involved with the planning and implementation of crowd safety at some of the UK’s largest festivals.