Specialisms: Diversity and Inclusion training and consultancy.
Simon Minty has a wealth of experience creating and delivering speaking, training and consultancy on disability. Based in London, his work is international. He works with many clients from a small NGO to a multinational corporation. This international work has helped Simon de-velop a broader understanding of differ-ent cultural approaches to disability.
He also has a creative side, co-hosting the podcast The Way We Roll and often pops up on television and radio.
As well as employment and customer service, Simon helps improve the por-trayal of disabled people in television and on stage. He’s produced numerous vide-os and co-produced and performed in the sell out Edinburgh Fringe comedy show Abnormally Funny People in 2005 and 2015. Abnormally Funny People per-formed virtually for London’s Southbank Centre in 2021 via Zoom.
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 Ambas-sador to the Business Disability Forum and Business Disability International. He also helped establish the Disability Media Alliance Project in California.
He has a Post Graduate diploma in Disa-bility Management at Work and a BSc (Joint Hons) in Philosophy and Sociology, both from City University in London.
A keen traveller, he won the Travel X Travel Writer of the Year 1999 – Best Tel-evision Feature for his Channel 4 travel programme in China.
In 2016 GQ named him as one of the 100 best connected men in the UK. He has featured on the Power 100 List of disa-bled people for many years, in the top ten in 2021. He has personal experience of disability being of short stature and limited mobility. He uses a mobility scooter for distance.