Simon is Chief Executive Officer of the Bishop’s Action Foundation, which works as a catalyst for change, supporting communities and organisations to address unmet needs. He has experience in community development, capacity building, social research, governance and management. Simon has an MPhil, focused on governance in the community sector and Post-Graduate Diplomas in Development Studies and Public Health. He is a Director of Catalyst Housing Ltd, a charitable company developing affordable housing opportunities for Taranaki; Chair of Hui E! Community Aotearoa, one of the community sector’s umbrella organisations, a founding member of NZ Navigator and is an accredited business and community mentor. Simon is also a coach of a junior football team.

 

Areas of expertise:

Vision and strategy; Governance; Leadership