Simon is CEO at Next Practice, responsible for driving the rapid expansion of a new generation of medical clinics across the country. He has a passion for digital transformation in health, and believes that technology can create better outcomes for patients, providers, and health clinics.
Simon is an AHPRA registered medical practitioner with 18 years’ experience in digital health. He has been involved in some of Australia’s largest digital health initiatives working with software giants Intersystems, Cerner and Microsoft. Previously he was the global chief medical officer for Microsoft, based in Seattle USA, and worked internationally with the world’s largest health providers and innovative software companies to drive innovation, emerging trends and new models of care. He is the past co-chair of the Global Commission to End the Diagnostic Odyssey for Children with a Rare Disease.
Before entering the world of digital health, Simon practiced medicine for years in Sydney public hospitals with a focus on critical care. He has an MBBS from UNSW and an MBA with a major in change management from AGSM.