Simon joined DCB as Head of Senior School in 2012 and became Headmaster of the College in August 2016. He is currently studying for an MA in International Leadership and Education and gained a BA in French and Latin from the University of Nottingham. He has worked in advertising and has taught in an international school in Kenya and a lycée in South-West France. He was Head of Modern Languages and then Senior Housemaster at Fettes College in Edinburgh, where he also introduced the IB Diploma Programme, before moving to China. Simon loves Beijing and is on the Executive Board of the British Chamber of Commerce for the second year running. He has enjoyed discovering the Far East with his wife Helen and three sons. In his spare time he plays hockey for the Beijing Hockey Club and enjoys running, hiking, and music.