Simon leads the analysis of government space policies and programs, with a focus on space program management, public policy assessment, and socio-economic impact assessments. Simon has overall responsibility for Euroconsult’s consulting missions for government and institutional clients.
He has conducted market studies, new emerging technology analysis, space policy assessments and other studies for clients including the European Commission, the European Space Agency, and national space agencies such as the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the United Kingdom Space Agency (UKSA) and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).Simon is Chief Editor for Government Space Programs 2020, an analysis of global space activities and space expenditures of over 85 countries. He also contributes to Market Prospects for Satellite-based Earth Observation, Market Prospects for Small Satellites, and other research reports. Simon has moderated panels at Euroconsult’s World Satellite Business Week and participated in other conferences, most recently in the Brazilian Space Agency’s Space Industry event. Simon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from McGill University, and an Advanced Master’s Degree in EU International Relations from the College of Europe in comparative space policy analysis.