"Playstation, Pizza and a Living Buddha" - Simon Cohen

"Playstation, Pizza and a Living Buddha" Simon Cohen is a media ethics maverick. Founder and Managing Director of global tolerance, Simon has worked directly with HH Dalai Lama, HRH The Prince of Wales, Desmond Tutu, Gandhis grandson, Karen Armstrong and even Wallace & Gromit!


Simon Cohen

Simon Cohen is a media ethics maverick. Founder and Managing Director of global tolerance, Simon has worked directly with HH Dalai Lama, HRH The Prince of Wales, Desmond Tutu, Gandhi's grandson, Karen Armstrong and even Wallace & Gromit!

Simon is an international speaker and trainer on communications and ethics, having spoken and run workshops at the World Economic Forum, Parliament of the World's Religions, TEDx, Universal Forum of Cultures and several other international events. A staunch advocate for media ethics and a freelance journalist, Simon is a regular commentator in the international media, and has written for Newsweek, The Washington Post, The Times, The Guardian, and the BBC.

Simon has been recognised numerous times by Mediaweek and PRWeek as one of the top young media and PR professionals in the UK. He has received multiple awards from UnLtd and the Millennium Awards Trust as a leading social entrepreneur. In 2009, Simon was included in PRWeek's Powerbook of the most influential people in the PR industry. He is happiest on the dance floor or when he is playing with his six year old nephew Joshua.

2010Valerie Grant