Neil is the Director of Diamond Continuity Solutions Ltd and formerly Senior Specialist - Crisis, Continuity and Security at E.ON UK – a major energy utility where he gained 14 years’ experience in delivering effective risk management and embedding capability in corporate security, continuity and crisis management across operations including warehouse and logistics, customer contact centres, power distribution, generation, business services and field operations. He previously served in lead roles covering Cyber & IT Security Architecture, Information Security, Network/Telecom Operations Centre, IT Audit and telecommunications infrastructure projects.
Neil actively supports the Business Continuity Institute as Founder & Leader of the East Midlands Forum, holding Member status and working towards Fellowship. He was Winner in the BCI European Awards and the Continuity, Insurance and Risk Magazine Awards, 2015, in the category of ‘Most Effective Recovery’.
Neil serves on the Advisory Group of the East Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre – dedicated to protecting SME’s so they operate safely and security in our increasingly interconnected world.
Neil is certified as an ISO 22301 Internal Auditor and holds an ITIL Foundation certificate. Previous certifications include Information Systems Auditor, IT Security and Corporate Security. He has a Master’s Degree in Computer Network Management from Sheffield Hallam University.
To relax, Neil plays the trumpet/cornet and goes hiking and cycling - having cycled over many famous cols seen in 'Le Tour de France'. He volunteers at a social action charity near his home in Nottingham.< Back to Our Tutors