Simon joins Open University as Head of Public Affairs

Simon has been appointed as Head of Public Affairs for the Open University.  He will be covering the role on maternity cover on a year’s contract.


He will support the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Peter Horrocks, and report into the university’s Director of Communications, Lucian Hudson.  Simon will lead the university’s public affairs team.

Further details via the Open University website here:

The appointment follows the usual procedure of any former Minister seeking the advice, and approval of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments.  Their decision to approve Simon's appointment will be posted on their website here.