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Meet Simon, an experienced inspirational speaker who unpicks what resilience means to him, and asks his listeners to develop their own resilient mindset. Simon discusses adversity and how to overcome it and how the audience can adapt to their changing environment. 

Simon spent just over seventeen years in the British Army as a Combat Medic. Whist serving on an operational tour in Afghanistan, Simon lost both his legs after activating an Improvised Explosive Device. 


With expertise in resilience and personal development, Simon has helped thousands of individuals across various industries embrace change, overcome challenges, and achieve personal and professional growth.


Simon has delivered captivating inspirational talks at prestigious events, including TEDx events in Royal Tunbridge Wells and Winchester, inspiring audiences with thought-provoking insights. Notable clients who have benefited from Simon’s expertise include Facebook, London School of Business, Sky educational institutions, and non-profit organisations.



Jan Carlyle

Producer and Curator of live, online and hybrid events and experiences within the creative, digital, tech, health and wellbeing sectors.



  • Simon was a speaker for us at TEDxWinchester 2022. He is utterly captivating, down to earth and brutally honest in his delivery. Everyone in the room gave him their full attention. Simon always has a story. I can't sit with him for more than 2 minutes and he is back to storytelling - and there's always a challenge in the story too. Simon is professional, dedicated and can craft a talk that appeals directly to the audience. I would highly recommend him as a speaker for events - conferences, awards, after-dinner speaker. Did I mention he is funny too? His humour and warmth come across in every word of his talk.


Mollie Pearse

Marketing Leader | Advisor | Mentor | Endurance Athlete



  • Simon is a phenomenal human being. We met when Simon came to speak at an event we were hosting at Facebook, at which point Simon totally blew away the crowd with his story. Simon has a powerful ability to captivate a room and land truly thought provoking messages through his bravery, resilience and humility. We have remained in touch through a mutual love for swimming and the outdoors! I can not recommend Simon enough; whether you are looking for an inspirational speaker or powerful perspective to motivate your team.


Mike Jenkins




  • Simon is an inspirational speaker. He spoke at our lunch with wit and humility which is amazing considering his experience. If you are looking for a speaker about dealing with adversity or positive mindsets he is perfect. Thank you for inspiring us all!

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