Neil is a Principal at The Lantau Group based in Australia. An economic consultant specialising in the energy sector, he has worked with clients across the Asia Pacific region, as well as North America. Neil's decade-plus experience as an economist has seen him become an entrusted advisor to governments, private regulators, commissions, and policymakers. These clients have utilised his expertise in advising, design, energy policy, innovative pricing, technology adaption, and policy impact measurement. He has a particular interest in gas and electric sectors, sustainability advocation, and distribution networks. Neil holds a Ph. D in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the United States. He undertook his Honors in Business, Economics, and History at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.