Simon has been involved in the primary sector for many years and his experience includes previous CFO roles and working in the USA for a public company where he managed an international finance and IT team in the USA, Russia, Chile, Japan and Canada. Simon has also spent time with an international accountancy firm in New Zealand, Canada and the USA.
Simon is a regular presenter at conferences and is a Chartered Accountant, with Master of Business Administration and Master of Commerce (Honours) degrees. Simon is married to Tina and has two boys.
E hia ngā tau e mahi ana a Simon i te rāngai ahu taiao, ko ngā tūranga Tumu Pūtea, hei tauira ko tētehi kamupene tūmatawhāiti i Amerika i whakahaere ai ia i te tīma hangarau mōhiohio i Amerika, Rūhia, Chile, Japan me Canada. Kua noho hoki a Simon mō tētehi wā i te kamupene kaute ā ao i Aotearoa, Canada me Amerika hoki.
He huhua tonu ngā huihuinga i kauhau ai ia i Aotearoa me Ahitereiria. He Kaitatau Whai Kawenata ia, he Tohu Paerua i te Tauhokohoko (Hōnore), he Tohu Paerua i te Whakahaere Pākihi
hoki āna hoki. Kua moea rāua ko Tina, ā, tokorua ā rāua tama.