Simon Hebditch has worked in the voluntary and community sector for many years, specialising in policy analysis, strategic planning, campaigning and external relations.
Most recently, he was the first chief executive of Capacitybuilders from February 2006 to March 2008. Previously, Hebditch had been external affairs director of the Charities Aid Foundation and assistant director of NCVO.
Simon is currently a freelance consultant and has participated in a project for the Commission for the Compact looking at European funding conditions and the relationship with Compact principles.
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