Simon Lazenby is a TV presenter and lead presenter of Formula One for Sky Sports
Lazenby graduated from Durham University with a degree in Natural Sciences. At university he played as a scrum-half for the rugby club and also captained his college team. After working initially as a grain trader for a private firm in Lincolnshire, he obtained work experience at Sky through fellow Durham alumnus Mark Durden-Smith, eventually passing a screen test after some months as a runner. He began presenting for Sky Sports in 2002, where he was part of the coverage of live Rugby Union.
Lazenby is the lead presenter of Sky Sports Formula One coverage alongside former drivers Martin Brundle and Damon Hill. The channel has twice won International Broadcaster of the year since its inception in 2012.
Lazenby has a wife and two children, and lives in Wimbledon in South West London. Lazenby plays golf and the piano.