Director, Collaborative Outcomes
Neil is the owner of the consultancy Collaborative Outcomes which provides strategic advice on resiliency and humanitarian action to Federal and State Government, Industry and non-government organisations.
In 2017 Neil co-authored a policy report for the Australian Security Policy Institute on the “Challenges for energy resiliency” and in 2014, he co-authored the Engineers Australia Report “Energy Security for Australia: Crafting a comprehensive energy security policy”. He is currently undertaking higher research studies on energy resiliency at the UNSW-Canberra. Neil is an Engineering Executive and currently sits on the Engineers Australia College of Leadership and Management Board. He was the 2015 Canberra Division President. Through Engineers Australia and other NGOs Neil has led policy development on humanitarian engineering, with the key deliverable of enhancing the ability of engineers to respond to disasters. Prior to his work in Collaborative Outcomes, Neil served in the Australia Defence Force with operational service in Iraq and Timor Leste. He led projects in several remote indigenous communities and played a key role in Defence’s response to Victoria’s 2009 ‘Black Saturday’ disaster.