Neil has spent more than 30 years in the media and public relations profession, most recently with Amazon.
He began his career in regional newspapers before moving to a public relations agency representing clients such as GlaxoWellcome, BHP and Kimberley-Clark. He moved client-side to join GlaxoWellcome as it transitioned to GlaxoSmithKline and later moved to Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace in Derby.
From there, he spent more than three years on the leadership team of International Aero Engines, a Rolls-Royce joint venture based in North America. He returned to Rolls-Royce, heading a marketing communications team before joining Wolseley and then Amazon, based here in the East Midlands. He sits on Committees for both Cannock Chase and Peterborough Chambers of Commerce.