Founder at World Sports Photography Awards.

Simon is a serial entrepreneur in the event and sports industries, having successful launched and sold businesses in the worlds of media, clean tech, events and social media. He is a widely recognised as a champion for the power of face-to-face marketing, social media and story-telling through events.

His work in the event industry includes trade shows, awards, conferences and networking events as well as a best-selling book – The Event Professionals Handbook. He is a founder of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, Charity Film Awards, Football Business Awards and Sports Business Awards and the World Street Soccer Championships.

His latest venture is the World Sports Photography Awards.

In his leisure time he can be found being miserable about Arsenal, drinking red wine (unrelated to the Arsenal situation), walking in the English Countryside, reading books, watching films and gaming on his PS4.