Simon holds a college diploma in damage insurance. He has more than 20 years of experience in the field. After completing his internships in claims adjustment, Simon worked as a damage insurance broker, mainly for the international law firm Aon in Montreal. In 2006, he returned to his first passion as a claims adjuster for André Yergeau & Associates. Following a transition plan, he purchased the firm in 2011 and became president of Yergeau Harnois. Simon specializes in complex and large-scaled files, such as major losses, agricultural and pollution cases.
Vice-president of the Regroupement des cabinets Trans-Québec, he also sat on the board of directors of the Association des experts en sinistre indépendants du Québec, as well as the Association des experts en sinistre de la Mauricie/Bois-Francs.