Neil has wide experience spanning 40 years in the thermal power sector. Since 2002, he has worked as an independent consultant, focused on non-fossil fuelled power generation utilising a wide range of materials which would otherwise be wasted, from virgin biomass offcuts through to various types of non-hazardous wastes. He has worked internationally for clients in the UK, Italy, Scandinavia, Ireland and the United States. Before 2002 he held managerial roles in the independent energy sector with BP, Conoco, Edison Mission Energy and Covanta Energy. He graduated in Economics and is fluent in Italian.