Neil Wood MBE

Neil is an experienced Chief Financial Officer and Audit Committee Chair and sits on a number of Boards in both the commercial and charitable sectors. 

Neil is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants with over 30 years’ experience advising boards across a variety of industries. Neil began his career with Arthur Andersen as an auditor, becoming an audit partner in 2000. Neil spent 17 years as an audit partner and then management consulting partner in Deloitte LLP serving clients across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and the United States, retiring from Deloitte in 2017.

Further to this, from 2007 to 2013 Neil was CFO for and Executive Board Member of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (“LOCOG”) having previously led on securing the Olympics for London, where his contribution was recognised with the award of an MBE in the 2006 New Year’s honours.

More recently, Neil led on Heathrow’s multi billion pound expansion programme and he currently sits on the Advisory Board of the Dubai EXPO.