Mr. Simon Bartold is a graduate of Adelaide University where he gained a Bachelors Degree in Science with majors in Physiology and Zoology. His further qualification in podiatry was gained at the University of South Australia. He also holds post-graduate fellowships in Sports Podiatry with the Australian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, in Sport Sciences with Sports Medicine Australia and in the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow).

Simon’s clinical background includes being the consultant podiatrist to the Australian Institute of Sport Cricket Academy, The British Cricket Academy and the Indian Cricket Team as well as numerous state and national sporting teams.

He was the Deputy Director of Podiatry Services at the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000, and again chosen for the medical teams in Athens 2004 and Turin 2006. He attended his 4th Olympic games in London, 2012.

Simon is a Visiting Fellow of the University of Melbourne at the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine (CHESM) and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Staffordshire. He has published over 30 papers in high impact peer-reviewed journals and has authored or contributed chapters to 7 books. He has lectured at international conferences in 42 countries.