Neill is a co-founder of Augusta and oversees the claim diligence and monitoring functions of the business. He has over 30 years’ experience in the finance market. Neill oversees the origination functions and strategic development of the Australian business and maintains active participation in the management of the UK business. He has over seven years’ experience in litigation funding.

Prior to founding Augusta, Neill worked for HSBC Alternative Investments where he was Head of Sales and Marketing. He was also CEO and founding partner of Armajaro Asset Management, a $1.5bn hedge fund management group. Neill previously held roles at EIM UK assessing potential hedge fund investments and was Managing Director for Quantitative Research at Salomon Smith Barney in both Australia and London. In the early part of his career, Neill was a Derivatives Manager within the investment team at Royal & Sun Alliance in Australia.

Neill holds a BEc from the University of Western Australia and an MCom from the University of New South Wales.