Simon has extensive consultancy and applied research experience in the climate change, environment and development sectors. He has specific technical expertise in climate change adaptation, resilience, and conservation, with experience of working across Africa and Asia. Simon also has significant experience of monitoring and evaluation, including theory of change and logframe development, with a particular emphasis on research grant programmes.
Simon currently leads the climate change team at LTS and is interim joint Sector Lead for Climate, Resilience and Environment across NIC. In these roles he is responsible for the management and implementation of a broad range of climate change projects funded by the UK government and other bi- and multi-lateral donors, including the provision of technical climate and environment consultancy services. As coordinator of the climate team at LTS Simon is responsible for leading the process of market analysis and the development of the climate sector opportunities pipeline, as well as knowledge management and wider network building. In addition, as interim sector lead, he supports the technical direction of company engagement on climate, resilience and environment issues across NIC and provides technical support to colleagues in other offices.