Simon is group publisher at Conexus Financial. He has more than 36 years’ journalism experience as a reporter and editor, having joined Business Review Weekly magazine in 1986 as a cadet via The Age in Melbourne, and was part of the team that created and launched Money Management. In 1992 he moved to the Australian Financial Review, where he spent 11 years covering banking and financial services, and was appointed deputy investment editor and editor of the paper’s Smart Money section. Simon was an investment writer for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian, and joined Conexus Financial in 2007 as editor of Professional Planner. In 2018 he joined financial services research and consulting firm CoreData, where he spent almost five years as head of market insight. Simon rejoined Conexus in September, 2022.