Neil has been Time Inc. UK’s digital director since 2006. He started at IPC Media in 1994, a year after graduating, and worked initially in magazine circulation sales before moving into publishing, where he focused on music and lifestyle brands, including NME, Loaded, Uncut and nme.com.
In 1999 Neil was appointed commercial director focusing solely on the internationally award-winning nme.com and in 2002 took overall responsibility for the company’s music portfolio as publishing director - winning the PPA Publisher of the Year award in 2004 for his work repositioning the NME brand.
Neil was named digital director in September 2006 and is responsible for Time Inc. UK’s digital portfolio – including TrustedReviews, goodtoknow, marieclaire.co.uk, wallpaper.com, idealhome.co.uk – as well as the video & TV production businesses.
In this capacity he leads digital technology and product development, digital content, audience development, digital marketing, digital strategy and digital operations. He is also responsible for identifying new digital growth opportunities through new product developments, partnerships or acquisitions.
Neil is Chair of Trustees for the Contented Dementia Trust, a registered charity supporting patients and families living with Dementia.