Simon Minty is a public speaker, trainer and consult in disability. Based in London, his work is UK and international. He works with many clients from a small NGO to a multinational corporation. This international work has helped Simon develop a broader understanding of different cultural approaches to disability. He also has a creative side, co-hosting two podcasts, BBC Ouch! and The Way We Roll. He has been a reviewer of The Papers for the BBC News channel. He co-created and produced the sell out Edinburgh Fringe comedy show Abnormally Funny People in 2005 and 2015. Simon is a Non-executive director of Motability Operations. He is on the board of The National Theatre and co-Chair of StopGap Dance. He is an Ambassador to the Business Disability Forum and Business Disability International. He helped establish the Disability Media Alliance Project in California.
Simon has a Post Graduate diploma in Disability Management at Work and a BSc (Joint Hons) in Philosophy and Sociology. He has personal experience of disability being of short stature and limited mobility. He uses a mobility scooter for distance.