Neil was a Senior Adviser to, and Chairman of the Perth office of UBS for 8 years ending May 2018. He has had a 35 year career in law and in business in funds management and investment banking industries.

Neil is current Chairman of Buckeridge Group of Companies (BGC).

He also previously held a number board positions including Chairman of Oz Minerals, Challenge Bank, Western Power Corporation, Mount Gibson Iron and Iress Market Technology and Director of Insurance Australia Group and Metcash. He is past Chairman of West Coast Eagles Football Club and the AFL Players Association Advisory Board and a Life Member of both organisations.

Neil practised law as a Partner with the firm Robinson Cox (now Clayton Utz).

Neil graduated with an LLB from The University of Western Australia.