Appointed Independent Governor March 2021.
Neil has extensive experience in the UK Higher Education sector and is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Aston University. He has previously held senior positions at the University of Hull, Wyevale Garden Centres, Marstons and Ford Motor Company. He is chair of Trustees at Family Fund, which provides grants to families raising disabled or seriously ill children, and Chair of Governors at a University Technical College in Birmingham. He has also been a non-executive director at Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust.
Neil sits on the Remuneration Committee