Neville Salkeld

As Group Director Strategy & Planning, Neville is responsible for QinetiQ’s group-wide strategy development and the Group’s investment management approach. He is also responsible for business intelligence and evaluating and executing potential mergers and acquisitions. He has twice served as a Trustee Director of the QinetiQ Pension Fund.

Neville joined QinetiQ in 2002, and has undertaken various senior business leadership and customer relationship roles. He has been Managing Director of a number of significant divisions over the years and continues to serve as a director at a number of group companies.

Neville’s early career was in a high technology start-up (which designed, developed, manufactured and marketed high power lasers). He went on to spend eight years as a Senior Consultant with McKinsey & Company, leading client engagements in the UK, USA, Europe and South Africa, where he lived for one year.

Neville is on the Board of AIRTO (Association for Innovation Research & Technology Organisations). He holds a degree in Physics, obtained at Lincoln College, Oxford University, and an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management, which he completed on the 2-year Executive Programme.

He is married to Jacqueline, and they have two teenage daughters