Chief Executive, Mission Systems
Executive Committee – appointed August 2023
Neal joined Babcock following the acquisition of VT Group in 2010. Neal worked initially as Integration Director bringing together the Babcock and VT Group non-defence businesses. In 2011, he was appointed Managing Director of the Critical Services businesses, which covered Babcock’s vehicle and asset management contracts in Emergency Services and Airports. From February 2016, Neal was Managing Director of the Military Aviation business focused on the RAF, French Air Force and Royal Navy until his appointment as Chief Executive of the Aviation sector in April 2020 and led the sale of certain of our European Aerial Emergency Services businesses which completed in March 2023. Neal was appointed as Chief Executive, Mission Systems in August 2023.
Neal has a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies from the University of Westminster. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a graduate of the Advanced Management Programme from Harvard Business School.