Simon Barras is Outdoors Great Southern’s Trails Program Manager, responsible for the implementation of the Great Southern Trails Master Plan. He recently completed a role as Acting CEO. Simon spent 11 years with the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and has worked on a range of projects across the sport and recreation industry. Simon previously worked with the Western Australian Cricket Association where he was responsible for delivering participation programs and developing the capacity of organisations and volunteers.
Simon has spent many family holidays in the Great Southern Region and relocated his young family to Albany to take advantage of everything the region has to offer. Simon enjoys being active across a range of sport and recreation activities, in particular, anything that involves a bike.