Simon was raised in Birmingham. Christ pulled him out of a life of alcohol and drug use and transformed him from the inside out. He worked for ten years as a hospital Operating Department Practitioner, then trained in Community Work (CQCYW). He worked for five years counselling and supporting people living with HIV/AIDS. Finally he trained to be pastor in Wolverhampton and has been at Park Church ever since. Simon loves Jesus, his wife and two children and Max his black lab. He also loves people, music, Birmingham City FC, uploading and downloading, football and tennis.