Simon has been a professional gamekeeper for nearly 40 years. Beginning his career on lowland reared bird shoots, he was headkeeper of Holkham Estate in North Norfolk for seven years and most recently, headkeeper at the Langholm Moor Demonstration Project in Dumfriesshire. 

Long committed to the health and wellbeing of the countryside and all wildlife, not just game birds, Simon is keen to find a workable solution to current conservation conflicts.