Neil graduated from City University, having been sponsored by SB Tietz and Partners. He gained site experience on Kingston Shopping Centre with John Mowlem and became a Chartered Engineer in 1991.
Joining Whitby and Bird in 1994, Neil worked on a number of prestigious projects including The Berlin Stock Exchange, Ludwig-Erhard-Haus and the IGUS Factory in Cologne, the latter two with Grimshaw. Other work included 40 Grosvenor Place with HOK and the Toyota HQ at Epsom with Sheppard Robson.
Looking to strengthen his management experience and skills, Neil moved to Oscar Faber in 2000, where he met Ian Craig, to jointly run the London office and help develop the structures group. He was soon promoted to director.
In 2002, Neil founded Evolve with Ian, taking the business from kitchen table to what it is today. His focus now is on developing and empowering the team and ensuring that sustainability in all its guises is at the heart of everything we do.