Luke Simonds by Luke Simonds (he/him) Dramatherapist When Luke was growing up, he wanted to be an actor or an astronaut. When Luke grew up, he became a teacher and is very excited to be working with the NESSie team. He has been working in education for 11 years and has worked with young people in mainstream and special education settings. Prior to this, Luke spent 14 years dabbling in acting, civil service and management consultancy. Luke is married and the proud co-owner of an African Land Snail called Syd. He loves Doctor Who and Doc Martens. Luke still dreams of being an astronaut.