|Service/||Royal Air Force|
|Years of service||1990 - present|
|Rank||Air Vice Marshal|
|Commands held||99 Squadron (2003-N/A)|
|Alma mater||Joint Services Command and Staff College |
Royal College of Defence Studies
He was promoted to squadron leader in 2001 and was posted to Air Command. Edwards flew C17s for 99. In 2005 he was promoted to wing commander. He worked for the Ministry of Defence in 2006. He was then chosen to return 99 Squadron and became the commanding officer of the squadron.
He was promoted to air commodore and appointed Assistant Chief of Staff Capability Delivery, Air Mobility & Air Enablers, Headquarters Air Command in July 2018. In May 2021, he was promoted to air vice-marshal and became Assistant Chief of the Air Staff replacing Air Marshal Ian Gale.
- "Assistant Chief of the Air Staff". Royal Air Force. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
- "2021 Senior Appointments". Royal Air Force. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
- "Air Vice-Marshal Simon Edwards, Assistant Chief of Staff - Capability Delivery, RAF". CASTT. 3 March 2020.
- "No. 62306". The London Gazette. 5 June 2018. p. 9960.