Simon is artistic director of Vital Xposure Theatre Company director, a disabled led theatre company making work around issues of social justice and politcal agency. He has been a director, actor, playwright and disability rights activist for over 30 years. He is an associate artist of TRSE, London Bubble and Graeae. He is an alumni of the Battersea Art Centre 21st century leadership scheme, Young Vic directors placement and the China Plate Enhanced Optimists course. As an activist he has worked with many organisations including the BBC, National Theatre, RSC, Creative Diversity Network, and London Theatre Consortium to increase disabled representation on stage and screen. As an actor he has appeared in 29 professional productions most recently at the Royal Shakespoeare Company, National Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, Arcola and Birmingham Rep, as well as TV roles on BBC, Channel 4 and Paramount. He has directed at the Young Vic, RSC and Nottingham Playhouse, and his 2015 production of “Cinema” for Zendeh was awarded British Theatre Guide’s Best Small Scale touring production. As a published playwright, he has 21 professional commissions under his belt, 5 of which were Time Out Critics Choice.