Chris Simpson

Module Leader - Curriculum & Instructional Design

Chris is an Organisational Development and Learning consultant at National Charity RNIB, specialising in Leadership Development, Emotional Intelligence, Coaching and Building Resilience.

Since 2014 Chris has also been host and producer of The StageLeft Podcast – creating free educational content for young musicians entering the music by conducting in depth interviews with the likes of Tony Visconti on producing David Bowie’s final album Blackstar, Steve Cropper on writing ‘Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay’, Wolfgang Flur of Kraftwerk and Stewart Lee. Chris has also had members of Radiohead, The 1975, Guns N Roses, Fleetwood Mac, Queen and Oasis on the podcast to discuss their creative processes as well as songwriters for Beyonce and session musicians who’ve worked with Michael Jackson, The Beatles and Elvis Presley. The StageLeft Podcast reached Number 2 in in the international Podcast Charts in 2018 and was chosen by Spotify as one of the first podcasts on its platform due to its transatlantic reach.

  • Brighton, London, Teacher Training