In addition to being a Non-Executive Director of Ingenious Media Active Capital, Neil is also a Non-Executive Director of Simply Media, World Archipelago and iSat. Neil has also been involved in the Cleantech area, where he has made three investments. From 1996 to 2003, Neil was the head of the UK and European Media Research Team at Merrill Lynch. Neil joined Merrill Lynch from Goldman Sachs where he was the lead analyst on the flotation of BSkyB in 1994. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 1993, Neil was at James Capel, where he worked for ten years and was consistently the No.1 ranked media analyst in the Extel survey.