Low Pay Commissioner

Simon Sapper



Simon Sapper has 30 years’ experience as a senior national trade union official, first with Prospect and then the Communications Workers’ Union. He is currently a trustee of Unions 21, and also sits on the boards of Liberty and the Royal College of General Practitioners and Director of the Makes-You-Think consultancy. His specialist areas include young workers and the Taylor Review.

He was appointed to the Low Pay Commission in June 2018.

Low Pay Commissioner

Commissioners are appointed from an employer background, from an employee background or as independents. Simon is one of the Commissioners from an employee background.