Simon Watt is a consultant, former partner and board member in the Wellington office of the national law firm Bell Gully and has led Bell Gully's public law and climate change practices. He has been involved in the development of Bell Gully's Asia strategy and been relationship partner for the Asia New Zealand Foundation and Asia Forum.
Simon has advised parliamentary, provincial government and commercial clients in Asia. In his role leading graduate recruitment, he has actively promoted Asian language skills and work experience. He is a former Asia New Zealand Foundation Board member.