Simon is Assistant Professor in the School of Management, University of Los Andes, Colombia. Prior to joining Los Andes, Simon was Senior Lecturer in Health Policy and Organisation at the University of Manchester. He previously held research positions at University College London, King’s College London, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and the University of Cambridge. His research interests lie in the application of social science theory and methods (particularly ethnography) to the study of the organisation and improvement of public services, particularly health care. He recently led a national study funded by the Health Foundation on the role of evidence in decision-making on innovation.