Mr Neal joined the Future Fund in 2007 as the organisation’s first Chief Investment Officer where he established the Fund’s investment team and built and designed the Fund’s investment model, including its distinctive ‘one team’ investment approach. Mr Neal was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Future Fund Management Agency in 2014 and is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the Agency and supporting the Future Fund Board of Guardians.
Prior to joining the Future Fund, Mr Neal spent 15 years with Willis Towers Watson where he started his career in the United Kingdom. He went on to establish and lead the firm’s investment consulting business in Australia, building it into one of the leading investment consulting businesses in the country. As Head of Investment Consulting at Willis Towers Watson Australia Mr Neal led the team providing advisory services to the Future Fund when it was first established in 2006.
Mr Neal is a Director of Perth Airport, a member of the MSCI Advisory Council, and a member of the ASIC External Advisory Committee. He holds a Master of Arts (Hons) in Electronic and Structural Materials Engineering from St Edmund Hall, Oxford University.