Neil is an independent expert in monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian action. He has specific expertise in monitoring and evaluation methods, evaluation synthesis, strategic and complex evaluations, as well as protection and cash assistance. He also has a growing interest in applications of data science, engineering and architecture to the humanitarian sector, and the implications it has for M&E. From 2016-2020, he led ALNAP’s M&E workstream, designing research and learning activities to help humanitarian organizations better measure, track and assess their work. He has 12 years of experience in evaluation and policy research across the humanitarian, development, and security domains. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and a 1st Class BSc in Physics and Philosophy from King’s College London. He is a native English speaker and have advanced spoken French.