After graduating from Exeter University, Neil joined Mowlem to work on various projects including London City Airport. After secondment to Ove Arup working on the Stockley Park Project, Neil moved to the USA working with Greiner, a large American consulting engineering firm, now part of the URS Group. On return from the States in 1992, Neil joined Sandberg to be based in our Clapham Laboratories working as an engineer in the Construction Materials Department.
Two years later he moved to Hong Kong to manage Sandberg (Asia) Ltd. Projects ranged from Ting Kau Bridge to Hong Kong Housing Authority schemes.
In 1996 Neil returned to the UK to manage Sandberg’s Civil Engineering Group. This Group is responsible for our site based laboratories operating worldwide.
In 2000 Neil became Managing Partner of the firm.
In 2008 Neil was elected Chairman of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering. In 2011 he was elected as Council Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, joining its Executive Board in 2012.