Neill has 30 years of experience at the highest international levels in acoustics, theatre and venue design. He is a specialist in architectural acoustics, electroacoustics, audiovisual systems design, theatre and venue planning and design.
Neill’s particular focus is in the arts, culture, sports and entertainment sectors where he brings his combined knowledge of acoustics and theatre design to provide integrated design solutions for venues with the goal of achieving all round excellence in the aural and visual experience for operators, artists, performers, and audiences.
Neill worked for Arup for 24 years until 2012. During his time at Arup Neill led Arup America’s acoustics and theatre consulting practice based in New York and returned to the UK as the Director responsible for acoustics and theatre design in the UK and Europe. During his career he has been based in London, Hong Kong, Sydney, Los Angeles, and New York.
Neill leads IPW…’s venue planning and technical services, including work on Swansea Arena, Hull Venue, Brighton Arena, Conference & Exhibition Centre, Copenhagen Arena and Yas South Arena.