Neil is an infectious diseases epidemiologist with extensive experience working in biotech and pharmaceutical companies in the development of medicines.
His career has included senior roles overseeing pipeline development and clinical programs at Regeneron (REGN:US), Vertex USA, Trimeris Inc. and Tibotec Pharmaceuticals.
Neil has considerable depth of scientific expertise in immunology and inflammation and is the author of a number of books and publications including a considerable body of work on respiratory illness.
He was educated at University of Adelaide (MBBS, MD, MPH). Between 1993 and 1997 he was Associate Professor of Epidemiology at John Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health with research focused on HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis.