Simon is a professional fundraising consultant, coach, trainer, board member and practitioner. He received Fundraising Ireland’s “Small Budget, Big Impact” award in 2016 and has previously won Supplier of the Year, Eircom’s Start-up Award and the Toastmasters UK & Ireland International Speech Contest. A board member of a small nonprofit, Making Connections, he also sits on the advisory panel of Rogare, the international fundraising think tank, and is a member of the Institute of Fundraising and the AFP. Simon also offers consultancy to some of the biggest and smallest charities in Ireland and abroad. He offers advice and training to non-profits to make their fundraising more cost-effective, speaking regularly at international conferences. He is the only person in Ireland with a CFRE, a Diploma in Fundraising and a Certificate in Fundraising.