programme director, construction,
Neil is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors having graduated from with a degree in Quantity Surveying.
Following graduation Neil commenced his career in 1984 with the Balfour Beatty Group working on a number of major building and civil engineering projects both within the UK and internationally in particular North America and the Caribbean. Sectors included nuclear, highways, port infrastructure, and the leisure industry.
After 10 years with Balfour Beatty Neil moved to Birse Construction Ltd working predominantly in the Rail sector following the privatisation of British Rail where Neil as the inaugural Managing Director established Birse Rail Ltd to capitalise upon the increased investment on major programmes.
After 20 years in contracting Neil was head hunted to Network Rail as the Programme Director accountable for Building & Civil Engineering Projects nationally, progressing to Commercial & Development Director and latterly Regional Director for Western, Wales & Crossrail.