Neil joined the IPO in April 2015, in an innovative arrangement where the Finance Director role was shared with Companies House, where Neil had worked since 2012. This arrangement continued to January 2018, when Neil moved to working full time at the IPO.
Before that, Neil has had a varied public sector career including finance and change roles at the Infrastructure Planning Commission and the Government Office for the Regions. Earlier posts included; HMRC, energy regulation and the Planning Inspectorate. Neil is a CIPFA qualified accountant and holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Finance & Leadership from Warwick Business School.