Neil joined McLean Public in November 2023. He is Partner for Local and Regional Government with strategic responsibility across both interim management and executive search. He has over 26 years’ experience of working with local and regional government and the public sector more broadly. Neil is one of the UK’s leading providers of senior interim managers as evidenced by his networks, reputation, expertise and track record in the sector. His appointments span all service lines and corporate functions across local government at Chief Executive, Director, Assistant Director and Head of Service level. Neil has been voted by interim managers as a Leading Provider Consultant in the prestigious annual IIM (Institute of Interim Management) survey on several occasions. He is a thought leader and a regular writer for The MJ and has chaired judging panels for high profile sector awards for many years. As a diversity and inclusion champion he is mindful of his responsibilities and impact as an executive recruitment professional. He has a BA from University of Southampton in French Studies.