Simon spent over 20 years in Vietnam before retiring recently to the UK. He has lived and worked in both Hanoi and HCMC and has served on the Board at UNIS school in Hanoi. Simon's professional background is in real estate and fund management He co-founded a real estate company in Hanoi in the mid-1990s and later went on to lead the Vietnam operations for a number of global property and investment companies including Hongkong Land, Swire Properties, and Prudential Fund Management. He has such has extensive experience setting up, building, and running companies in Vietnam, and a deep understanding of facilities development and management. Simon advises Green Shoots International School on business operations and sustainable growth, investment opportunities, and facilities enhancement and development.