Simon K. Chiu served on the Board of Councilors at University of Southern California School of Architecture. He previously served on the Board of Trustees at the Palm Springs Art Museum and was a founding member of its Architecture and Design Center in Palm Springs, California. From 2005 to 2015, Simon served on the Board of Directors at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. Currently he is a board member for the Gardena High School Art Collection. Simon earned a Master of Engineering in Membrane Lightweight Structures, at the TU Wien, and a Master of Real Estate Development and Bachelor of Architecture at USC.