After spending many years in the corporate world, Simon's sites this as a crucial step in making sure that everything that he does, now "Gives something back". Whether it is his chosen charities around the world or closer to home. If he makes some money from his work, then the chairites should too.
Currently he is involved with two organisations. AfriCat, in Namibia, are involved with finding the crucial key to resolving human wildlife conflict through education and investment in future generations.
The second is the Rare Breed Survival Trust, who are focused on UK breeds of livestock and equines. Ensuring viable gene banks exists for some of the most iconic animals found in the UK.