Full Member / Council Member
Simon's recent feature credits include David Yates' Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Robert Zemeckis' Allied and James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy.
He has collaborated regularly with director Matthew Vaughn on Layer Cake, Stardust, Kick Ass, X-Men: First Class and Kingsman: The Secret Service. He has also collaborated numerous times with Guy Ritchie on Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, Revolver and King Arthur:Knights of the Round Table.
Other varied film credits include David Yates' The Legend of Tarzan, Ridley Scott's Prometheus and The Counselor, Danny Boyle's Trance, Daniel Barber's Harry Brown, Paul Greengrass's Green Zone, Phyllida Lloyd's Mamma Mia!, Edgar Wright's Shaun of the Dead.
Born in London and began his career in 1986 at 16 years old as a runner in Commercials.After deciding he wanted to pursue a path in the Sound Department,from 1988 he worked as a Sound Assistant and Boom Operator.During this time he enrolled at The National Film School in Beconsfield to study Sound under Mervyn Gerard.
He began mixing commercials in 1991 and moved onto feature's in 1997 mixing his first film "Lock,Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
Awarded an Oscar for Sound Mixing on Les Miserables.His work on Les Miserables was also honoured with the BAFTA for Sound, CAS award for Achievement in Sound Mixing and Satellite Award for Sound.
Other Awards include the UK Screen Association's Conch Award for Production Sound Mixer of the Year in 2008, 2009 and 2012. He also received the MPSE Golden Reel Award in 2002 for Best Sound on Snatch directed by Guy Ritchie.
Nominated 2016, Fourth Annual AMPS Awards (2017) For Excellence In Sound For A Feature Film for FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM.