Neil Townson

Director, London

 United Kingdom

Neil is a Chartered Accountant with 35 years of experience, the last 20 of which have been spent in the corporate services industry. Neil has been an FCA-approved person since 2008 and before joining Gen II was a director of Crestbridge’s two UK-regulated companies which were appointed to real asset funds with assets over US$25bn. As part of this role, he had oversight and monitoring responsibilities for several high-profile property development and investment strategies with assets such as office buildings, student accommodation, shopping centers, and hotels.

During his 20 years in the corporate services industry, Neil has acted as a director on over 200 vehicle companies involved in a range of structures and alternative asset classes including retail and commercial property, limited partnership structures, holding structures, and a significant number of securitization SPVs.

Prior to entering the corporate services business, Neil was the Finance Director of a rubber trading company for four years and before that, he worked for a 'Big 4' accounting firm in London and Sydney.

Neil is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has been an FCA-approved person since 2008.