Simon Hooper, from Swindon, is associated to the Wiltshire FA and was appointed to the National List in 2008.
He was promoted to Select Group 2 in 2016 and took charge of the League One play-off final between Bradford City and Millwall at the end of the 2016/17 season.
Hooper went on to referee 42 matches across all competitions in 2017/18.
He has officiated three Premier League fixtures, the encounter between Norwich City and Crystal Palace, in August 2015, Newcastle United’s home match against Burnley in January 2018 and Newcastle v Leicester City in September of the same year.
He also took charge of the League One playoff semi-final between Charlton Athletic and Shrewsbury Town in May 2018.
Hooper was promoted to Select Group 1 alongside David Coote for the 2018/19 campaign, aged 36.