Neil is a proud Welshman who originates from the South West corner of Wales (Welsh being his first language). He studied for his degree in London (1994-1998) and began his teaching career as a PE Teacher at the London Nautical School (Waterloo) in 1998, later becoming Head of PE at Archbishop Tensions School (Kennington Oval) in 2001.
He started at The Brunts Academy, Mansfield as Head of PE in 2005 and held the roles of Head of House and Assistant Headteacher (Head of Sixth Form & CIAG) during his time there. Neil started his role at The Beech Academy as Deputy Head (PDBW) in September 2019 and has since begun his new role as Head of School from January 2020. When not at work, Neil is most likely to be found supporting Welsh rugby, fly fishing or playing the occasional game of golf.