Simon is an independent consultant with fifteen years’ experience in international development and evaluation. He specialises in monitoring and evaluating research impact, policy influence and advocacy, particularly with the use of Outcome Mapping. He is co-author of the RAPID Outcome Mapping Approach and has written extensively on topics including advocacy assessment, civil society engagement, networks, knowledge management and communities of practice. He is a Research Associate with the Research and Policy Programme at the Overseas Development Institute and coordinator of the Outcome Mapping Learning Community.


University College London

2000-2003 BSc Astrophysics

University College London

2004-2005 MSc Biomedical Engineering and Medical Imaging


Gamos Ltd

2003-2007 Research Assistant

Overseas Development Institute

2007-2012 Research Officer

Overseas Development Insitute

2012-2016 Research Fellow

Outcome Mapping Learning Community

2007-current Coordinator and board member

Part time.

Overseas Development Institute

2017-current Research Associate

This is an independent (non-employment) position.