A Chartered Accountant (SA), Neville acquired qualifications from the University of the Western Cape, the University of South Africa and the University of Johannesburg. He completed articles at Moores Rowland and was later employed by Kumba Resources Limited (one of South Africa’s largest mining groups) as Chief Accountant. Neville worked in various senior management positions at Old Mutual Properties (OMP) including Financial Manager and Investment Manager responsible for strategic management of subsidiary and associate investments. He was appointed by OMP as Chief Financial Officer taking responsibility for the strategic financial and operations management of a R27-billion property portfolio. Neville is a member of The Public Accountants’ and Auditors’ Board and of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.