Simone Whetton’s interest in effective oral communication in our daily lives, as well as in performance, stems from her early years as a regular entrant in many eisteddfods throughout NSW. She obtained her AMEB Speech & DramaTeaching Diploma and taught for some years while studying law at the University of Sydney.
Simone is a partner in the corporate and commercial group at Colin Biggers & Paisley. Simone is also a broadcaster on ABC Radio Sydney, presenting ‘What’s On’ segments on the Weekend Show, reviewing theatre, art, music and other cultural events in Sydney. She is the Chair of physical theatre company Legs on the Wall and is a board member of Griffin Theatre Company and the German Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce. She is a former Senate appointed director of the University of Sydney Union.