Simeon is Senior Manager of International Corporate Affairs for Intuit, creators of financial tools like QuickBooks, TurboTax and Mint. Simeon has over 20 years of high-level experience in Australian federal politics and previously worked in communications and campaign roles as a Senior Advisor providing strategic advice, training and support to three Opposition Leaders. Simeon has a strong interest in technological business solutions having planned and implemented business processing systems for a chain of retail stores as well as utilising big data to provide voter insights in Australian election campaigns.
One year into the pandemic, it’s clear that real opportunity lies in more carefully targeting financial support. We need to see more mutual partnerships where governments reward small businesses that take active steps to help themselves.