Neil spent 25 years in the Royal Canadian Air Force as an Aerospace Engineering Officer. Posting highlights included an exchange posting in England and four years with the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command. Neil participated in two operational deployments in the UAE and in Afghanistan where he became the Deputy Officer Commanding and Operations Officer for CANSOFCOM’s first Special Operations Air Detachment.
He retired from the RCAF in 2013 and after working for Cascade Aerospace for a few years, joined L3 Technologies where he is currently the Director of Business Development for Special Missions and ISR.
Neil lives with his wife of 25 years, Cynthia, and one or more of his three children in Dunrobin Ontario.