Simon started out as a Daily Mirror columnist and LIVE TV! presenter. He joined BBC Entertainment working on Noel’s House Party and The National Lottery Show, then moved to So Television.
He went on to produce V Graham Norton picking up several Baftas, Comedy Awards and an NTV Award. He joined TalkbackTHAMES and co-developed and produced the comedy game show ‘Distraction’. Promoted to Talkback’s Editor of Comedy Entertainment he oversaw QI, They Think It’s All Over and Channel 4’s The Morning After Show.
He ran Radar Productions for RDF before joining BBC Comedy and developing/producing a range of successful shows including Watson & Oliver, The Stephen K. Amos Show, We Need Answers, Dick & Dom’s Funny Business and BBC3 sitcom Coming of Age. He became Creative Head of BBC Comedy and developed new talent for Comedy North, developing their 24-Hour Edinburgh Festival coverage. Most recently he was Senior Content Director (Head of Video) at Shortlist Media.