Neil Collishaw


Neil has over 30 years’ experience within the building services engineering (BSE) sector. Neil started as an apprentice, which soon led to him running a successful plumbing and heating business. Neil has held senior roles in Further Education, managing a large building services department, and also worked as a Senior Manager for SummitSkills, a Sector Skills Council for the BSE sector.

BPEC Journey

Neil became BPEC CEO in January 2019. Prior to this, since joining BPEC in 2014, Neil held a variety of other senior positions at BPEC which included Deputy CEO, Head of Innovation & Development and Head of the BPEC Charity.


Outside of work, Neil enjoys spending time with his wife, two daughters, son-in-law and grandson. Neil is a keen sportsman; playing tennis for a local club and golfing occasionally. His friends describe him as a very competitive person, however he fervently disputes this claim!