Simon Hayes
OccupationSound engineer
Years active1995-present

Simon Hayes is a British sound engineer[1] and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu coach.[2][3] He won an Academy Award for Best Sound at the 85th Academy Awards for his work on Les Misérables.[4] He has worked on more than 50 films since 1995. Hayes is a 3rd Degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Wilson Junior.[5]


  1. ^ "Simon Hayes, Production Sound Mixer, Les Misérables". dpamicrophones. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Simon Hayes – BJJ Black Belt!". Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  3. ^ Browne,, Sean. "Verified UK BJJ Black Belt List". Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Oscars 2013: Full list of winners". BBC News. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
  5. ^ "Simon Hayes awarded Blackbelt by Wilson Junior | Carlson Gracie UK". Retrieved 20 May 2018.