Community Memberships

Cardiff Samaritans

samaritans.pngAs one of the oldest continuously operating charities in south Wales, Cardiff & District Samaritans is an energetic and dynamic branch which has strong links with the community and people it serves. I am joint President.

London Wildlife Trust

wildlife.pngLondon Wildlife Trust is the only charity dedicated solely to protecting the capital's wildlife and wild spaces. Thanks to the Trust, fantastic wildlife sites - which would otherwise have been permanently lost to development - have been saved and looked after for the public. I am a Patron of the Trust.



Curriculum for Cohesioncohasion.jpg

Curriculum for Cohesion is a collaboration between academics, teachers and employers that develops humanities education to improve the lives of young people in the 21st century. I am one of the patrons.

The Southwark Playhouse

playhouse.pngSouthwark Playhouse is all about telling stories and inspiring the next generation of storytellers and theatre makers. It aims to facilitate the work of new and emerging theatre practitioners from early in their creative lives to the start of their professional careers. I am a patron.

St James’ Church of England Primary School

james_school.pngThe School takes pride in its exciting creative curriculum that is child selected. Each child is valued and they work with parents and carers to foster a love of learning. I am the chair of governors.

London Bubble Theatre

bubble.pngThe London Bubble Theatre works to provide the artistic direction, skills, environment and resources to create inspirational, inclusive, involving theatre, which shares stories that animate the spaces of the city and the spirit of its citizens. I am the chair of the trustees.



Bacon’s College

Bacon.pngBacon`s College is an all-ability City Technology College which specialises in Digital Media and is based in the heart of London Docklands. Its mission since the original opening of the College has been to…”raise standards in education and increase the opportunities for local people, within a context of Christian values.” I am a trustee of the College.


The Rose Theatre Trust

rose.pngThe Rose Theatre Trust has largely devoted itself to excavating the complete site of Bankside’s first theatre founded in 1587. It is working to ensure that the remains are put on display as a permanent resource for the public. I am a trustee.

 Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers


Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers (SDCAS) seeks to help relieve poverty and distress, and to promote health and further education for asylum seekers and refugees. They aim to provide a wide range of holistic services which support, promote and secure the rights of asylum seekers and refugees in Southwark. I am a patron.

London FA 


The London Football Association was created by the FA to deal with local clubs and competitions within a 12 mile radius of Charing Cross.  "One of the crucial issues for grassroots football in London is to make sure that there are maximum opportunities for individuals and clubs to play near to where they live or are based and at a cost  that they can afford.' I was appointed to the role of Independent Director of the Board of Directors in September 2015. For more details click here.

Keep Britain Tidy

tidy.pngAs an environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy is passionate about a cleaner, greener England respected and enjoyed by all. I am one of its ambassadors.

Millwall Community Trust


Established in 1985, in its current form is one of the leading community sports deliverers in South London.  Simon is a trustee. 

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