Simon is a PhD student in the Communications and Signal Processing Group. His research will focus on devices that help improve speech intelligibility and speaker identification, with particular initial focus on speaker diarization.
Simon completed his undergraduate Engineering Science degree in 1999. He then spent most of the next two decades as a solicitor in derivatives and structured products. Much of his legal career was in London, but he has also lived and worked in Amsterdam, Tokyo and Hong Kong. He mainly worked in private practice, which included secondments to several investment banks and also the Lehman administration.