Simon came to Australia in 1987 after gaining experience at Commercial Union Insurance followed by working in Lloyds Bank Estates Department in London. He was employed as a valuer by Colliers International in Sydney in their professional valuation department before joining Burgess Rawson in 1993. He quickly became an important member of the team and an integral driver of the Burgess Rawson business through its growth phase throughout the 1990’s and into 2000’s. He became a Director and part owner of Burgess Rawson Sydney in 1999. On the back of such longevity, he is naturally proud of how much the company has matured in terms of brand awareness, increased market share and competing head on with all the major commercial agencies.