Simon Hearn

Simon Hearn

Deputy Chief Executive

Simon Hearn, Deputy Chief Executive

Simon has over 20 years’ experience managing election and ballot projects on behalf of trade unions, private companies, government agencies, charities, local authorities and professional associations. He has a deep understanding of electoral legislation and good electoral practice and has been appointed as Returning Officer for a number of high profile elections.

Simon has strategic responsibility for the delivery of electoral projects. He is passionate about digital democracy and innovation. As such, he is committed to using all current and evolving information and communication technology to engage stakeholders, maximize turnout and deliver secure, accurate counts.