Neil has over 30 years experience across Europe as well as the US, the Middle East and Asia operating in dynamic, global professional service organisations dealing with a wide range of often conflicting stakeholder requirements.
Adept at simplifying and translating complex financial data, he helps shape corporate strategy through commercial and financial insight.
Neil was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Handley House in September 2018, prior to which he had helped Slater & Gordon, one of the UK’s largest consumer law firms, through a challenging transitional phase following their acquisition by the private equity firm Anchorage Capital Europe LLP.
In 2017 Neil was a part of the Olswang LLP leadership team that secured the iconic, tripartite merger with Nabarro LLP and CMS LLP to form the 6th largest global law firm.
Prior to joining Olswang, in late 2015, he was integral to the merger of EC Harris LLP into ARCADIS NV which created a leading global built asset consultancy which now employs 28,000 professionals with turnover of €3.0 billion.
Other companies Neil has worked for include Anglian Water Plc, Alstom sa, Invensys Plc, Jarvis Plc and Ricardo Plc.