Simon is a professional and experienced business growth coach and optical trainer with over thirty three years’ experience within the optical profession. He believes in empowering, motivating and encouraging a change in mindset so clients are able to release their full personal and professional potential through becoming modern day thinkers and leaders of their teams.
Simons previous roles include UK and Ireland Training Manager for Specsavers Opticians where his contribution in developing people within the Optical profession was rewarded by being given an Honorary Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers award and subsequently given the Freedom of the City of London. He was also the UK Development Director for Vision Express leading his team to introduce a development path for UK stores to create knowledgeable and confident experts.
Simon decided to set up his own company (Think Consulting) in 2005 where he established SightCare Training working alongside the SightCare Group and has been providing all training and development requirements including business growth and coaching programmes which incorporates around 500 independent business owners nationwide.
Simon has presented and performed public speaking at many optical events throughout his career and is passionate about delivering the very best customer experience. He is also British Psychological Society qualified in Level A occupational testing and Level B personality assessments and believes that psychology plays a big part in creating a positive mindset to enable businesses to flourish and teams becoming confident experts creating a memorable experience.