Simon has more than 25 years’ experience leading communications and government affairs in large, complex, global businesses. He is currently Head of Communications (UK/Ireland) for Bayer plc, a position he has held since 2012. He has a particular focus on business partnering. Simon has previously worked for PwC, Eversheds and Pinsents. He was also seconded to the Cabinet Office in the mid-1990s to advise on communication.