Neil’s experience and formal training are in Engineering, Accounting and Commerce.  His career includes more than 25 years’ experience in the Engineering, Education and Food Processing industries. He has successfully managed the implementation of new start-up businesses, developing innovative new products, and managed businesses through high growth phases.

In 2003, Neil acquired a Brisbane based engineering company specialising in food processing equipment.  Neil significantly grew the company, and in 2012, it was acquired by Mercer Group Limited, a New Zealand based company listed in NZSX. In recent times, Neil has worked with Edmund Rice Education Australia as Dean of Operations at St Joseph’s Nudgee College, he holds several Directorships with food processing and not for profit companies across Australia and Papua New Guinea.