Simon is a mathematician and programmer who joined SEI in mid-2012. Since joining, he has primarily worked on a DEFRA funded project developing multi-regional input-output modelling and methodologies to link global impacts to UK demand and consumption.
Simon has also been involved in the NETpositive project creating tools for small businesses to explore their sustainability, and has assisted with work exploring the impact of O3 levels on tree biomass.
Prior to joining SEI, Simon completed his MMath (Master of Mathematics in Mathematics) degree at the University of York. He then moved to the biology department and worked within the YCCSA multidisiplinary research group to study for his PhD in theoretical ecology, studying the impact of stochasticity on plant growth and competition.