Neale leads the Commercial & Business development team for Versilia and is our Operations and Supply Chain expert.
Before Versilia launched, Neale was Managing Director for Gate Retail Onboard in Europe, supporting retail programmes with airlines such as easyJet, Wizz, Vueling and Norwegian. He led successful bids to retain the easyJet contract and TUI retail business and has worked on retail projects in locations such as India and Russia.
Neale’s background is in supply chain, logistics and operations. He has previously held roles as Stansted Airport’s Head of Engineering and Logistics, then Terminal General Manager.
A British Army officer for more than 20 years, Neale planned, implemented and sustained British military deployments into Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans. He also worked in UK Central Government, controlling military budgets and programmes.