Independent. First elected to council in 1995. Previously Mayor 2013-14.
Cr Simpson is a Work Health and Safety Manager with an engineering background. He has been a resident of the Sutherland Shire for over 25 years.
Currently a member of the following Standing Committees:
- Corporate Governance Committee
- Shire Infrastructure (Chairperson)
Currently a member of the following Sub-Committees:
- Sutherland Shire Bushfire Advisory Committee (Chairperson)
- Sutherland Shire Economic Development and Tourism Committee
- Australia Day and Citizenship Committee (Chairperson)
- Barden Ridge/Menai Collaborative Committee
- Representative on the Sydney South Planning Panel (SSPP)
Currently a member of the following External Committees:
- Local Emergency Management Committee
- Lucas Heights Community Reference Group
- Sutherland Shire Bushfire Management Committee