Simone is the founder of Summit Fitness Studio and a 17-year veteran of the Royal Australian Air Force. She has dedicated over ten years to helping people step outside their comfort zones, achieve greater levels of wellbeing, and succeed at goals they previously considered impossible. She has a passion for adventure sports and recently completed an ironman event and summited New Zealand’s Mt Cook. She lives in Wollongong with her husband and three children.

Simone saw PTSD take over her father’s life at a young age as a direct result of service as a tunnel rat in Vietnam. Over recent years Simone has witnessed her military friends go on assignments only to come home with similar symptoms to those of her father. Simone is extremely dedicated to creating awareness and support for families who care for members of our community who live with PTSD.