Simon qualified from Bristol University. After a short period in private practice, he then spent 3 years working for the Blue Cross Animals Hospital in Victoria, London where he developed an interest in small animal skin disease. Here he subsequently gained his RCVS certificate in veterinary dermatology.
Before joining City Road in August 2007, Simon was head Vet at a number of prestigious practices in London and the South-East. He is currently the only vet resident in Cornwall who holds the RCVS certificate in vet dermatology and regularly takes referrals from other practices from all over the county.In March 2015, Simon was recognised by the RCVS as an Advanced practitioner in veterinary dermatology. Outside of work, Simon is an avid sports fan. He plays squash competitively, has sailed the Channel, and has climbed Mount Kenya in support of Guide Dogs for the Blind. and in 2017 Mount Kilimanjaro in support of the Dogs Trust