Simon Mawer serves as Assistant Vice President of Risk Management for the Stanford University Medical Network Risk Authority, LLC (TRA Stanford), as well as Program Manager of Risk Management Loss Controls and Education for Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health.
With a unique background in litigation, design thinking and decision science, Simon is a strategic planning and execution expert. His ability to conceptualize, to drill down and to provide empathetic insights are what allow him to innovate in the healthcare space. He serves as the design lead for the newly established Innovence Lab, where he leads interdisciplinary frontline teams from across the Stanford ecosystem to work on patient safety challenges with the tools of human-centered design.
As a decision analysis expert, he directs and is lead facilitator in TRA Stanford’s DARTS program, where he assists healthcare organizations across the country make high quality litigation strategy and reserving decisions. Simon is also producer and director of TRA Stanford’s Edge of Risk educational webcast program, which brings together Stanford Faculty and leading experts to discuss the most important risk and safety issues facing healthcare today.
Prior joining TRA Stanford, Simon practiced as a Solicitor in personal injury and commercial litigation in Australia and Europe. He received his Bachelor of Laws and Graduate Certificate of Legal Practice from the University of Technology, Sydney, and is admitted as a lawyer to the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Simon also holds a Certificate in Strategic Decisions and Risk Management from Stanford University.