A graduate in Agricultural Marketing and Business Management. He has held a number of management positions trading feedstuffs for UK PLCs. This has involved trading on behalf of co-product producers, running trading positions and shipping by-products / co-products for onward sale to the compound feed and biomass industries. Simon joined CS Commodity Solutions to deal with non-grain feed materials for feed use and biomass demand and to specialise in co-products. Simon has been President of the Bristol Corn and Feed Trade Association and sits on the committee.