Who is Neil

Neil is a transformational coach, business consultant and keynote speaker who has inspired and motivated hundreds of organisations, and thousands of individuals to reach their highest potential. Neil has written four published books, numerous ebooks and writes a popular leadership blog.

As a senior level executive coach, facilitator and consultant Neil helps clients to become outstanding visionary and inspiring leaders who can deliver transformation and sustained success even in a time of disruption. Neil has a particular fascination with the future and how leaders influence it. He helps business leaders to explore the future of their market and the role they want to play in it and then helps them to articulate the vision and create the approaches and culture to enable it to happen.

Experiences and passions

Neil has researched leadership in the crucible of reality for over 20 years and over time has built a deep understanding and clear articulation of what works and what to avoid.

Neil has raced cars, been self-employed, run a company and sold it, been employed by large companies, experience growth and contraction at the heart of the dotcom boom, tried changing companies from the inside and from the outside as European Head of Strategy at internet consultancy/rock band Razorfish. Now he lives with his family in the Surrey Hills, UK and enjoys cycling.


  • BP
  • Barclays
  • Microsoft
  • Kaos Pilots
  • Shell
  • Kraft
  • Facebook
  • Q8
  • Infosys
  • Pioneer DJ
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Astellas
  • Kuwait Petroleum
  • Philip Morris


Neil is an experienced professional who challenges in an insightful, thought provoking way. His challenges are balanced – always delivered calmly – in a way that allows his experience to test your thinking. Never one to judge, he leaves you to come to a conclusion but you do so having considered the implications. The net result is; you make quality decisions with confidence.

Ian Stuart
Then MD Barclays, now CEO HSBC