After graduating as an osteopath, Simon Fielding, OBE, DO, embarked on a clinical and academic career. As well as establishing two integrated multi-disciplinary clinics he lectured extensively both in the UK and abroad.
After he was forced to retire from clinical practise due to injuries sustained in a violent assault, Simon devoted much of his time to achieving the statutory recognition of osteopathy and was appointed as first Chairman of the General Osteopathic Council. . In addition he was a member of several other health care related Boards including the RCGP Commission on Primary care. He also served for many years as a Specialist Adviser to the UK Department of Health.
Simon remains an active trustee for a number of different charities and Foundations and became a Trustee of the College of Medicine in September 2013.