Neil has worked in the biotechnology sector since 1997, in both legal and business environments. He has extensive experience in company formation, patent drafting, IP portfolio management, business development, licensing and technology exploitation. He is a Partner in Ventac Partners and works in business development and IP roles within and outside the Ventac Partners company portfolio. Neil holds a BSc (Hons) in Biol. Sci. from the University of Birmingham, UK and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Durham, UK. Neil is fluent in Spanish.