Neil was appointed as an interim Non-Executive Director at The Christie in July 2014; he also chairs the Trust's Audit Committee. He is currently Chairman of the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust having been appointed in December 2009 and was previously a Non-Executive Director for 2 years at that Trust.
Neil is an accountant by profession and has spent most of his career in the NHS holding board level appointments both Chief Executive/Executive and NED positions for over 25 years. His last Executive appointment prior to retirement was as Director of Finance and ICT of the former Cheshire and Merseyside Strategic Health Authority and he was a member of the National Finance Staff Development Committee.
Neil also supports local charitable/voluntary causes being a Trustee of Tarporley Cottage Hospital (Charitable organisation) and a member of the Chester University Audit and Risk Management Committee.