Simon Evans worked as a chief officer in the magistrates’ courts service, and served as a Justices’ Chief Executive and a Justices’ Clerk in Cumbria. He subsequently took office as the first Area Director of Her Majesty’s Courts Service (HMCS) in the region. He was appointed as Traffic Commissioner for the North West of England in June 2017.
Simon left HMCS in 2007 to pursue a portfolio career, working as a Deputy Traffic Commissioner, a Fee Paid Judge on the Social Entitlement Chamber, a Lay Member (Chair) of the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Fitness to Practice Panel and an Independent Member (Chair) of the Parole Board for England and Wales. Simon previously worked as a management consultant supporting and advising the Croatian Government and its courts on its application for EU membership and was a former member of the Judicial Studies Board.