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Simon has worked at BBC R&D for 10 years researching RF spectrum management, grid computing, advanced RF transmission design, additional services for DVB broadcasts (including drafting the Network retune and messaging services currently used by Freeview, Freesat and Youview), OJEC procurements for cameras and the New Broadcasting House newsroom and video workflow optimisation.

Simon is currently a member of the European Broadcasting Union Beyond HD group and the Digital Television Group’s Production Technology group.

Simon holds a Master of Engineering degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Southampton and is a Chartered Engineer.

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