Simon joined Everymind in January 2018, as Senior Project Officer with the Suicide Prevention team, and has since taken up the role of Project Lead on the Life in Mind project.
He has a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Sydney, Graduate Certificate International and Community Development from Deakin University and holds a Conjoint Lecturer – Social Work with the University of Newcastle.
Simon has a keen interest in best practice in mental health and suicide prevention/postvention. Prior to joining Everymind, Simon managed the development of the counselling service for the Forensic Medicine Branch – Newcastle. He has provided consultancy and education in evidence-based bereavement and postvention to government and non-government sector.
Simon has also worked in hospital settings, supervision of clinical field education and University lecturing.