Dr Neil Thompson Dr Neil Thompson

Dr Neil Thompson is the managing director of Avenue Consulting Ltd. He has held full or honorary professorships at four UK universities. He has over 150 publications to his name, including 31 books, many of which are bestsellers. He has also produced a number of education and training DVDs.

He has been a speaker at conferences and seminars in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Norway, Greece, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Hong Kong, India, Canada, the United States and Australia.

He has qualifications in social work, training and development, mediation and alternative dispute resolution and management (MBA), as well as a first-class honours degree, a doctorate (PhD) and a higher doctorate (DLitt). Neil is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the Higher Education Academy and the Royal Society of Arts, and a Life Fellow of the Institute of Welsh Affairs.

He is also the editor-in-chief of two online communities, Well-being Zone and Social Work Focus