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Deputy Executive Director (Education) The Prince’s Foundation
PhD (Glasgow), MSc (LSE), MA (University of Illinois-Chicago)
As Deputy Executive Director (Education) for the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, Simon oversees a portfolio of education programmes and academic partnerships which equip professionals, graduates, students and the public with the skills they need to design, build and preserve sustainable communities. Courses range from postgraduate courses in topics such as sustainable urbanism and sustainable engineering through to apprenticeship and training programmes in traditional building crafts, and a range of executive education in the form of short courses, seminars and events.
Simon has a background in educational programme management both in the UK and internationally, particularly within the sectors of urban planning and community development. He holds an MSc in Population and Development from the London School of Economics and an MA in Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois-Chicago. In addition to his role with the Prince’s Foundation, Simon currently serves as the Trustee of a small educational charity in Sierra Leone and is a member of SPAB’s Education and Training Advisory Committee.