Chief Operating Officer
Neil supports Jeff James, Chief Executive and Keeper in exercising his duties and responsibilities as Principal Accounting Officer for The National Archives. He is responsible for a wide range of financial and procurement functions, with additional responsibility for some of our corporate services, alongside overseeing our commercial strategy and activities.
Until 28 February 2021, Neil was the Financial and Commercial Director at The National Archives and he has brought with him extensive commercial experience, having acted as Finance Director for the Friends (Genes) Reunited Group before leading the expansion of FindMyPast as Senior Vice President for BrightSolid in North America. As Chief Executive of Sussex Oakleaf, Neil led a mental health charitable organisation, delivering community and residential services to clients across Sussex.
Neil is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.