Simon has been working in the aviation industry for over 24 years and through this time has gained experience in various disciplines such as Airside Operations, Aerodrome Safeguarding & Master planning. Simon first started his career at Southampton Airport, then moved onto Gatwick Airport and finally 14 years at Heathrow Airport prior to joining Airport Safeguarding Ltd. Simon has held various management roles over the years gaining a wealth of experience in subject matters such as Aerodrome Safeguarding, Airside Works, Airfield Compliance & Airport Planning to name a few.
In 2014 Simon co-founded what is now known as the AOA Safeguarding group, and Co-chaired for 3 years from its creation. Since then, Simon has been involved with the creation of the new safeguarding forum called Combined Aerodrome Safeguarding Team (CAST) and currently sits on the non-Executive board.
Areas of Expertise
- Aerodrome safeguarding
- OLS Safeguarding
- Aerodrome Surveys
- Obstacle Analysis
- Airport planning & development
- Control of Drones
- Change Management
- Safety Management
- Regulatory Compliance
- Airside safety & control of contractors
- Document control
- Aerodrome manual and procedures