Simon has worked in the video games industry for 15 years as designer and producer at Codemasters, Blitz Games, and SCEE (PlayStation) on multi-million selling games including Colin McRae Rally 2.0 and the Buzz! franchise.

 He recently joined startup game development studio Desk Dragons as Development Director.

The studio is formed by experienced games industry professionals and has Angel Investment.

Simon is also the co-founder and chair of Gameopolis, the network to promote and link the Greater Manchester video games industry.