Simon is a television producer and entrepreneur, known in the UK for his role as a talent judge on TV shows such as ITV1's The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent. He is also the owner of the television production and music publishing house Syco.

TFSL HH visit 3 credit Andy Newbold Photography   Together for Short LivesSimon became a Patron in 2009 and has visited numerous children’s hospices including; Shooting Star CHASE, Richard House Children’s Hospice, Chestnut Tree House and Haven House and also hosted children at The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent studios. He is a key supporter of our annual fundraising and awareness week, Children’s Hospice Week.

In addition he secured The X Factor charity single for us in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 which raised significant funds for seriously ill children and their families.

Photo: Andy Newbold Photography