Neil began his career as a Local Authority lawyer, before changing direction and joining Nottinghamshire Police. During an interesting 23 year Police career, Neil excelled in Partnership Working and Community Engagement. The latter part of his career saw specialism in Professional Standards and Counter Terrorism. During his Police career, Neil built a parallel career in writing and photojournalism. Now, alongside Sonar Engagement, Neil is using his unique mix of skills to provide Customer Engagement for important highways projects.