Simon became the 440th Master of the Worshipful Company of Tylers & Bricklayers on 30 September 2021. He was introduced to the Tylers & Bricklayers in 2001 by his uncle, John Martin (Master, 2002-03).
Simon is a solicitor by profession and spent his legal career with Macfarlanes LLP in the City, specialising in corporate M&A work. During his 32 years with Macfarlanes, Simon spent two years in the firm’s Tokyo office and had stints as Head of the Corporate Department and as Managing Partner.