Born and raised just north of Glasgow, Simon graduated in Economics from Glasgow University.
Following university, Simon built his career working for Altran CIS UK in Frankfurt and London. Working as a consultant, based in Investment Banking, Simon was involved in a number of complex projects, from data centre migrations to new derivative product launches.
Following his time at Altran, Simon was accepted to be part of the inaugural Saltire Fellowship programme in 2009.
Since completing the Fellowship, he has taken up the role of Commercial Director with Integrated Cloud Solutions, based in Glasgow. He is responsible for sales, marketing and client operations for icsBusinessBox - a cloud based software product for businesses. The company now has operations in Glasgow, London and Pune, India and employs 20 people, most of whom are based in Scotland. His goal is to grow ICS to become an internationally recognised provider of online business software. Simon is married to Leigh, is a keen golfer and guitarist in his spare time and is currently residing in Glasgow.