About the Trust
Neil has extensive experience in both executive and non-executive roles in public, private and third sector organisations in the North East and London.
He has almost 20 years experience as a Non Executive Director in the NHS, most recently as Chair of Audit Committee and previously Senior Independent Director for Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
He is Vice Chair of the Joint Audit Committee for the Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable of Northumbria Police. He is a Trustee for a Community Development Trust and a Theatre Company and previously a Trustee of Age UK Northumberland.
His other appointments include: a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at the Port of Tyne Authority; an Executive Director at One North East; and Deputy Chief Executive of Tyne and Wear Development Corporation. Earlier appointments were as Principal Finance Officer for a large London Borough and a Senior Management Consultant, advising on major city regeneration projects.