Simon is from the UK and worked in the Electronics and Financial Services industries for ten years before following a dream to become a professional SCUBA diver. After seven years working in the Caribbean, he moved to Indonesia in 2011 and now lives on the island of Bali. Simon has worked in a variety of maritime roles.
He worked his way up to become Captain of three Caribbean liveaboard vessels and, in Indonesia, worked at a high end resort and then as Cruise Director, Boat Manager and Operations Manager for a small, mid to high end, liveaboard fleet. More recently Simon has worked on Superyachts providing yacht logistical support and facilitating their trips in Indonesian waters. Simon is a qualified Marine Surveyor and has been providing surveying services on behalf of Segara Marine since the start of 2021 and is an Associate Member of the Society of Marine Engineers and Marine Surveyors.