Simon is the founder and managing director of Global Insight Ltd. He has been working in this field for over 30 years. He started his career in the Australian Government where he worked for the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation and then the Strategic Intelligence Unit of the National Crime Authority.
Simon moved to Hong Kong in 1991 and worked for the Asian arm of a US risk consulting company. He later became the head of Asian operations of another US-based risk company before leaving to establish Global Insight.
He has long experience in investigating large institutional fraud and corruption cases. He has provided support for parties in large investor/state arbitrations as well as in international commercial arbitrations and he has provided expert witness services to international arbitral tribunals. Over his career in Asia, Simon has also conducted many sensitive business intelligence assignments for corporate investors.
Simon is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) and he is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Simon holds a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Sydney, an LL.B (Hons) and an LL.M from Queen Mary College University of London with a specialisation in International Dispute Resolution.