2014 Menzies Scholarships to Harvard
Simon’s academic background and over eight years of professional experience have been focused on the intersection between economics and computation, with a special emphasis on using technology to make financial decisions. Simon has worked for IBM Business Consulting Services, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Banking Corporation, and the Australian Government’s National Broadband Network Initiative.
Outside of work, Simon is passionate about social entrepreneurship and has been working on a charitable initiative called Golden Hint helps charities obtain advice on issues facing them. The name is inspired by the belief that providing expert advice (hints) can prove pivotal (golden) in transforming ideas into results.