Field Representative, FBS (Professor Emeritus and former Provost and Vice-President, Academic at the University of Windsor)
Neil has been a Field Representative since 2015. He helped to establish FBS and served as its management committee chair. He served as the provost and vice-president, academic at the University of Windsor where he also served as dean of law and in other senior management positions. He is an emeritus professor of law. Neil has co-developed and co-delivered FBS workshops including national, regional and in-house workshops on bargaining, investigations, and constructive academic relations. He is currently working with colleagues on the development of the FBS National Academy program and workshops on both accommodation and managing conflict workshops. He has led and developed training programs and workshops nationally and internationally for universities and colleges, professional governing bodies and international organizations. These include workshops and seminars on professional development for university leaders, university and college teachers, lawyers, and judges. Neil teaches, consults and writes about university management, professional education and dispute resolution in Canada, Asia, the UK, the US, Australasia, South America and Africa.He has written in Canadian, American, British and Australasian publications.Commissioned reports have influenced legal system or legal education reform in British Columbia, Hong Kong, Zimbabwe, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, England and Wales. Neil received the Law Society of Upper Canada Medal (LSM), the profession’s highest honour, for his contributions to legal education.