Simon Bell has been a businessman with marketing specialisation and expertise from consumer goods, banking and property investment as well as also having served in the Army Reserve for over 32 years attaining the rank of Brigadier.

As a Trustee with Launchpad his role is to support the executive team delivering brilliant and caring support to Launchpad's armed forces'  veterans.

Simon lived in Staffordshire, is a member of the Mercian Regiment Council, Chairman of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Internal Audit Panel and Chairman of the Landscapes and Memorials Committee at the National Memorial Arboretum.