Simon holds a Master’s Degree in Fire Investigation and a Batchelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences.
After joining Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service in 1999, Simon gained promotion to the rank of crew manager and over six years gained experience in the safe management of fire and rescue incidents, the implementation of community fire safety policy and the training, development and assessment of firefighter competency.
Since joining MTD, Simon has been involved in the investigation of cargo/vessel/land based fire and explosion incidents and bulk cargo quality issues. This work has involved many diverse products such as coal, vehicles, foodstuffs, mineral ores, pharmaceuticals, animal feed, aluminium, wood, rapeseed and hazardous chemicals.
Simon is a member of the Institute of Fire Engineers, the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, the UK Association of Fire Investigators and the International Association of Arson Investigators.
Simon is based in our Cardiff office.