Neil has a diverse and successful track-record over thirty years of business life. This involves an unusual and comprehensive record of skills, experience and achievements in business management, marketing, enterprise, governance, investment, advisory/consulting and academic pursuits. His expertise has been applied to start-ups, multi-national corporations, joint-ventures, government/public sector and not-for-profits across many industries, markets and countries.
Neil is currently Chairman of New Zealand Home Loans, Child Matters and Chairman/Shareholder of SmartTrade. He is on the Board of Opportunity Hamilton, Imarda, Quantec, Te Awa River Ride, Waikato Aggregates Ltd and is a Trustee of Momentum Foundation. Neil is also an Adjunct Professor at Waikato Management School.
Neil holds a Bachelors Degree (with Merit) in Commerce (Marketing) and a Masters Degree in Commerce (marketing strategy and consumer behavior) from the University of New South Wales and a Juris Doctor Degree (business and trade practices law) from Southern Illinois University (USA).