Simon joined Hystra in 2012, and has worked in the sanitation, agriculture, nutrition, and energy fields. He has also done extensive work with public-private alliances. Prior to Hystra, Simon's professional experience includes consulting for a microfinance institution in India. He also worked for medical startup in the US and the French bank Société Générale.
Simon holds a Master in Management from ESSEC Paris, a Master in Development Economics from the Paris School of Economics, and was a visiting graduate student at UC Berkeley.