Simon has worked at the University for just over 10 years, prior to this he was in the British Army for nearly 30 years. During this time he served in many areas both in and out of the United Kingdom. His job roles during this time were varied including working as an Operating Department Practitioner, Theatre Manager, Staff Officer and Office Commanding of a small Hospital.
During his time at Birmingham City University he has been involved in the development of the current Operating Department Practitioner curriculum and has ran modules primarily in the second year of the program. He has many interests around the student academic experience and is currently undertaking a number of Master of Education Modules to further enhance his teaching and learning experience.
Simon is also a member of a number of committee’s within the Health Faculty and teaches on the Paramedic Science Program in addition to being the pathway manager of the Faculties’ Perioperative Practice Pathway which offers further study opportunities for qualified nurses and Operating Department Practitioners.