Neil Manser is the Manager Director of NIG Commercial. He began his career as an accountant at Ernst & Young before becoming an Insurance Analyst working for a number of major investment banks including Merrill Lynch. His next move was into Investor Relations at stock market listed, Lloyd's insurer Brit Insurance and subsequently Direct Line Group. Neil played an integral role during the IPO of Direct Line Group, as well as leading the Group's Corporate Strategy and Development team. In March 2016 Neil was appointed Managing Director of NIG.