Appointed in July 2016, Neil has over 25 years’ experience working in large and complex businesses in the UK and internationally. He has held a number of executive Human Resources (HR) positions in both the private and public sectors, including at the Post Office, BT, the Ministry of Justice and Serco Group. Neil is currently HR Director, and a member of the Group Executive Team, at High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd reporting directly to Chief Executive Mark Thurston. HS2 has been tasked by the Department for Transport (DfT) with managing the delivery of a new national high speed rail network. It is a non-departmental public body wholly owned by the DfT.
Neil is a member of the Financial Management Committee, Workforce and Organisational Development Committee and Remuneration Committee.