Judge

Simon Allen
Simon
Allen
Executive Director
Infrastructure Masons

Simon is London based and founded the UK Data Centre Interest Group (UKDCIG) in 2011, which was set up to share experiences amongst Data Center Operators and Design & Build consultants to explore innovative methodologies and technologies.

In 2018 Simon was appointed Executive Director of the Infrastructure Masons (iM) which is a global non-profit, professional association guided by an Advisory Council of industry leaders responsible for the largest and most advanced digital infrastructure portfolios in the world.

iM is where industry leaders and great minds meet to solve the complex problems and challenges that lie ahead as our industry continues to grow and evolve. The overarching mission of iM to to Connect Grow and Give Back.

Simon is also a co-founder and Director of Data Center Incident Reporting Network (DCiRN) A non-profit, altruistically driven initiative aimed at making Data Centers safer and more reliable by anonymously sharing information on incidents.