Simon Hibbert is from the ‘Top End‘ of Australia. He was a prize winner in the national Westpac Mathematics Competition. His areas of professional education and work experience are in project management and engineering, business investment and startup development, and tertiary education.
As a Civil Engineer, graduating from the University of New South Wales, Simon worked in the design and construction of submarine structures on the Australian Submarine Construction Project. He also coordinated the upgrade of technologies used in chemical processing facilities.
Following completion of a MBA at the University of Western Australia, Simon worked in Perth as a venture capital investment professional. Here he was responsible for investment decisions and driving the growth of early-stage technology ventures. This leveraged his technical, analytical, communication and commercial skills in combination. All the ventures he championed grew strongly in global markets, achieving successful exits.A qualified teacher and lecturer at Modul University, Simon promotes student learning leveraging his professional experience in teaching, business investment and technology. Simon’s current research focus is venture capital investment.