Simon is an IT architect and small business owner. He has lived in Wales since 2001 and has recently relocated to north Pembrokeshire to establish a new home and tourism business. He takes a keen interest in the local community, sustainability projects and contributing to a healthy living environment. A former Welsh Water employee, Simon was latterly a senior member of the Business Information Services team. He has led various IT change programmes and has experience of IT procurement, contract management, team development and project delivery. From 2008 to 2013 he was a volunteer member of the Chief Executive’s Scrutiny Committee at Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council.