Neil joined the Port in March 2016 and brings a wealth of property experience having spent the previous 32 years developing commercial and residential property in London, Wales and the Channel Islands.
Following graduation from the University of Wales in 1983 and completing his training to become a Chartered Surveyor, Neil joined London Transport Property developing sites above and adjacent to tube stations in central London, including a large mixed use development, Gloucester Park in Kensington. This was followed by three years working for McInerney Estates in London and Jersey and with Muller International in London. From 1995, Neil ran Bilfinger + Berger Development’s London office with responsibility for the company’s expanding UK development programme including the development of luxury flats and offices in central London.
In 2000, Neil formed his own development company to focus on commercial and residential property in London and also founded Jersey Waterfront Hotel Holding Limited, a Jersey based company that developed and owns the 4-star, 195-bedroom Radisson BLU Hotel and Conference Centre on the Jersey Waterfront in St Helier. The hotel opened for business in 2007 and recently won Best Hotel and Best 4/5 Star Hotel awards for the second year running.