Neil McDaid

Chief Investment Officer

Neil is the Chief Investment Officer for Innovate UK.

He has extensive banking experience spanning multiple disciplines. This includes credit risk, debt advisory and portfolio management at Barclays, CSFB, BDO and NatWest, where he was Head of Specialist Portfolio Management.

Neil joined Innovate UK from NatWest, where he was leading one of the LIBOR transition teams. As a qualified executive coach, he has a keen interest in team dynamics and is experienced in managing and delivering business change, having led large and diverse professional teams.

Neil began his career with BZW, initially as an emerging markets credit analyst. He spent five years as a Credit Officer in Hong Kong.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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