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David Neill

Chief Operating Officer

Managing Director NIAB EMR

David Neill

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As Chief Operating Officer at NIAB, David is responsible for  Facilities, HR and IT and manages NIAB's Analytical Services. He has also overseen the early development and funding of NIAB Innovation Farm, ARTIS and Agri-Gate Hub (Hasse Fen) initiatives and in February 2016 took over as interim managing director of NIAB EMR in Kent.

David is a partner in The Andersons Centre LLP, as well as an experienced project manager, particularly in the delivery of EU and UK Government funded projects. He has extensive experience of working in the food and farming sector and before moving to NIAB he was involved in a major capital and change management project at Aberystwyth University.

Prior to involvement with The Andersons Centre LLP, David was a Senior Manager with Genus plc. Over the years he has led a number of businesses, from one of the UK‘s largest farm consultancies to an agricultural software company, winning a Queen’s Award for Export and securing a Royal Warrant in the process.