Simon is an author, information consultant, and change architect. He teaches persuasive writing skills to help knowledge workers achieve more from their expertise.
Simon has published three non-fiction books, including two editions of the Writing Essentials course guidebook, Clear, Concise, Compelling. In 2019, he published (as William Henry) his debut novel.
Simon has been teaching writing skills in both the public and private sectors since 2002, and is a Victoria University of Wellington graduate (BA, Linguistics). He has been a judge for the Plain English Awards since 2011, and an Associate at Victoria Professional and Executive Development since 2008.