Neil joined Collect+, the UK’s largest independent store based parcel network as CEO in early 2013 having been at the forefront of digital developments in retail for over 15 years.
Before Collect+, Neil worked as a business advisor to several blue-chip UK retailers and fulfilment businesses following a period at Tesco, where he was a member of the small team that created the Tesco Direct business and was a member of the tesco.com board. Prior to Tesco, Neil held senior positions at Woolworths, Hallmark Cards and CWS Ltd.
Neil is the immediate past Chairman of CILT(UK), a member of the Engineering & Logistics Staff Corps within the British military, and an Ambassador for Transaid.
He is a member of the Advisory Board at Warwick University Professional and Executive Programme faculty and on the Retail and Retail Marketing Masters Programmes at Cranfield University School of Management. He is a Visiting Fellow at Cranfield University, a Visiting Lecturer at Warwick University (WMG) and is Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems at Nottingham University Business School
Neil additionally holds the position of Independent Non-Executive Director at NISA Retail, and is Chair of their Audit Committee.