Simonne has a career based in the nuclear industry enjoying the wide variety of challenges and opportunities that this has presented. The majority of her work experience has been gained in the areas of operations and business management and she is currently the Head of Corporate Planning for Sellafield Limited.

Simonne is delighted to be able to support West Lakes Academy and is passionate about enabling children to maximise their potential. She has two children of school age and is proud that they are growing up in West Cumbria.

In her leisure time, Simonne enjoys keeping fit and exploring the different corners of the world.