Councillor for Westfield
Simon was elected as a councillor for Westfield ward in May 2019.
Simon has had a working life that covered food manufacturing, banking and local government – with over 25 years working as an economic development officer with City of York Council.
He has a wide range of experience gained in his professional life, from advising business start-ups, through skills development for individuals and businesses to working with peripheral areas in the city, including Front Street, to develop collaboration and build a sense of community.
Simon also has over 15 years voluntary work with young people for The Prince’s Trust as a business mentor, as well as 10 years voluntary work helping young people with the city’s Youth Offending Team.