Simon completed his degree in History at the University of Bristol in 2000. He went on to live in Japan where he was employed by the Japanese government at local level working in education and international relations. In 2002 Simon went to study at Yeshiva, qualifying as a Rabbi in 2008. Upon qualification he worked as a fundraiser and educator at Aish UK for three years before taking up the CEO role at Laniado. Simon is in the second year of a three year MBA at Imperial College.