Simon Sneddonread law at Bournemouth University, and graduated with a 2:1 LLB (Hons) Business Law. Whilst an undergraduate, he spent a year working for the British Railways Board Solicitors Department in Euston, and completed two consultancy reports on waste management.
After graduation, Simon went on to complete an MA in Environmental Law and Policy at the University of Keele, before moving to the University of Cambridge as researcher on a multidisciplinary project on environmental valuation.
From Cambridge, Simon came to the then University College Northampton in 2000, where he was a full-time lecturer and part time PhD student. His PhD explored the decision-making process in relation to nuclear power in the UK. Whilst working as a Senior Lecturer at Northampton, Simon completed a second MA, in Education, in 2018.
Simon is currently an external examiner at Buckinghamshire New University and Liverpool John Moore University. He is a reviewer for four academic journals and until 2017 was an editor for the Enhancing the Learner Experience in Higher Education e-journal. Simon has been a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy since 2015, and before that was a Fellow from 2007.
Simon is a member of a number of professional academic groups, and in 2020 became the Environmental Law Convener and Executive Committee member for the Society of Legal Scholars, and the Organised Crime Co-Convener for the Socio Legal Studies Association.
His first book “LawExpress: Environmental Law” was published by Pearson in 2013, and a Second edition in 2015.