Head of Education
Simon has been with the Prince’s Foundation since 2013, initially responsible for the development and delivery of an HLF funded training programme for young people within the heritage sector.
As Head of Education, Simon oversees the Foundation’s education stream, which equips professionals, graduates, students and the public with the skills they need to design, build and preserve sustainable communities. The Prince’s Foundation’s education programme delivers a diverse range of courses, from postgraduate courses in topics such as sustainable urbanism and sustainable engineering with partners including Oxford University and Swansea University, through to apprenticeship and training programmes in traditional building crafts, and a range of executive education in the form of short courses, seminars and events.
Simon has a background in educational programme management and community development and has spent ten years working within these fields both in the UK and internationally. He holds an MA in Urban Planning and an MSc in Population and Development and currently serves as the Trustee of a small educational charity in Sierra Leone.