Started Groundsmanship in 1993 at Norwood Hall College obtaining his National Diploma in Sports turf in 2011. He obtained his Foundation Degree in Sports Turf Management and BASIS pesticide advisory license. In 1995 he started working at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon as a Groundsman and was promoted to Senior Groundsman in 2002. In 2012 he took over from then Head Groundsman Eddie Seaward. His role now sees him consulting with the ATP, WTA and LTA on playing surfaces as part of the grass court season in the UK and overseas. In 2014 AELTC took the Horticulture in-house and is now under Neil’s control.