Winner of the prestigious Perrier Award in 1989, Simon first came to prominence as a comedian before progressing into broadcasting. He has made programmes for both BBC radio and television, and his writing has appeared in the Sunday Times and The Observer. A fervent voice in campaigning and advocacy groups, he was a founding member of the LGBT charity Stonewall.
Through his consultancy Diversity by Design, Simon now works with businesses and organisations on answering strategic business questions through diversity.
In this podcast, Simon talks about his approach to his constantly evolving career, why a diverse workforce is key to answering strategic business questions, and the role technology plays in addressing unconscious bias.