Neil studied Architecture at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee. He is an Architect and Associate in the Glasgow office, working across a range of sectors including commercial, health and wellbeing, sports and master planning. Neil's role in the Design Management of the practice has seen him involved in a number of Keppie commissions. These include the recently completed Ballymena Health and Care Centre, Ronald McDonald House in Glasgow, a new office building for West Dunbartonshire Council and the practice's submission for the National Performance Centre in Dundee. During the four years Neil spent in Belfast helping to establish the practice in the Province, he led the design of the OMAC Arts Centre, which saw Keppie shortlisted to the final five of the Open, International RIBA competition.