Neil is a Northland jeweller and sculptor who designs and creates bold, strong, singular and contemporary work. In the 70’s Neil attended Wellington School of Design, where he gained a Diploma in Visual Communication and Design. After many years as a Creative Director in the advertising industry, he moved to the Far North, where he now pursues his passion for design, making jewellery and sculpture, specialising in using natural New Zealand Amber, Kauri Gum and Pounamu. Neil's work has been showcased internationally and nationally, including the Royal Academy of Arts, London; Maison-galerie 19PaulFort, Paris, and Artistar Jewels, Milan. He has garnered many fans since his first collection in 2015, including notable New Zealanders Lorde, and artists Lisa Reihana and Judy Darragh.