Neil has been Chair of The Climate Coalition (TCC) since 2011. TCC brings together over 100 development and environment groups including Oxfam, Christian Aid, CAFOD, RSPB, WWF, Friends of the Earth and the Women’s Institutes (with the Chair elected from member organisations) who are dedicated to taking action on climate change and limiting its impact on the world’s poorest communities.

Neil is the Director of Advocacy at CAFOD, one of the UK’s leading development organisations and the official development agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales. Neil has worked in international development for a number of large and high profile organisations and has a Masters in the politics and economy of South Africa.