Neil is ‘Executive Vice President – Atlantic’ for Altus Group Limited, based out of their St. John’s office. Altus Group is a Canadian public company that provides a wide variety of independent professional real estate consulting services. His experience spans 40 years in the real estate consulting business, working in Liverpool, England before immigrating to Canada where he worked in Halifax before settling in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He has undertaken consulting assignments on all types of real estate, specializing in investment real estate, special purpose properties and land development. Neil sat on the City of St. John’s Heritage Advisory Board for several years. Through his work experience, he has gained much insight in the feasibility analysis of building conversion projects, heritage / planning issues facing owners and developers, risk and opportunities in re-use of old buildings, and sees the need for flexible and holistic approaches to preserving heritage structures.