Simone is a barrister working at the private bar in Brisbane. Having been admitted as a solicitor in Queensland in 2007, Simone also worked for a number of years in a boutique merchant bank.

Simone brings to the Board experience in law, corporate advisory, marketing and business development. Simone's community work includes countless guest speaking roles and raising money for charity.

When she was a child, Simone gained first-hand experience of being a CPL client and in 2001 she entered the Miss Queensland Awards raising $12,000 for CPL. Simone has also represented Australia in athletics and swimming at an international level.