Simon joined CPT in October 2018 as Deputy Director of Research. In addition to supporting Dr Richard Wyse (Director of Research) in progressing and expanding CPT’s Linked Clinical Trials initiative, Simon coordinates the research grants programme and is involved with science/ research communication.

                                                                                                                                                              Originally from New Zealand, Simon brings over 15 years of experience in the field of Parkinson's research to this new position - in both the academic and biotech sectors. During his career, he has authored/ co-authored more than 25 scientific publications, has been involved in lab-based research as well as clinical studies, and his associations with world-class research groups has provided him with a wide international network of connections.