Simon van den Berg studied electrical engineering at the Delft University of Technology, receiving his MSc degree in 1998 and PhD degree in 2003. Both degrees were in the field of electromagnetic theory, modeling and simulation. In 2004 he started working at Thales Nederland as an antenna engineer, where he participated in the design and testing of various radar systems. Since 2011 he fulfills a double role as antenna group leader and R&T manager for radar front-ends. Additionally, from 2012 to 2015 he was project manager for the Daisy project.