Simon is the Chair of INVOLVE. He is also the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) National Director for Public Participation and Engagement in Research. Previously I was Chief Executive of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) from 2006-2011.
His background is in campaigning and communications and has included roles such as Assistant Chief Executive and Head of Public Affairs at the Alzheimer’s Society in 2002-2003 and 1992-1997 respectively. The latter coincided with the formation of the Society’s Quality Research in Dementia (QRD) public involvement programme.