Appointed to BJA Board September 2018.
Neil is a level three coach, senior examiner and 6th Dan (5th Dan competitive). He has been involved in Judo for over 40 years. As Head Coach and Chairman of Pudsey Judo Club Neil is actively involved in grassroots through to senior international level Judo. Having attended INSEP-Paris to develop his coaching he later supported the Visually Impaired GB team visiting Japan. When living in London Neil trained regularly at the Budokwai.
Neil’s senior competitive Judo was as a member of Grimsby Judo Club winning national medals and representing Great Britain at the World Students – Strasbourg.
Neil is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant, having worked in several major international companies and now heads up a finance team in further and higher education.