Neil is a qualified accountant with 30 years’ experience in a variety of organisations and sectors, having held senior positions at the Universities of Hull and Staffordshire, Wyevale Garden Centres, Marston’s and Ford.
At Aston, Neil has executive responsibility for Finance, Estates, Digital Services, Office of the General Counsel, Governance, Commercial Services, Strategic Planning and Process Improvement. He is also the executive lead for embedding sustainability across the University's operations.
Neil also holds a number of external board positions. He is Chair of Trustees at Familyfund, Chair of Governors at Aston University Engineering Academy and a non-executive director at Gridedge Limited (an energy management company.