Neil is Professor of Machine Learning, Senior AI Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield and the co-host of Talking Machines. His research interest is on machine learning through probabilistic models, focusing on both algorithms and applications with a focus on machine learning systems design. Neil was Associate Editor in Chief for IEEE PAMI (2011–2013) and is an Action Editor for the Journal of Machine Learning Research. He was the founding editor of the Proceedings of Machine Learning Research (2006) and is currently series editor. He is one of the founders of the Gaussian Process Summer School, the DALI Meeting and Data Science Africa and is a member of the UK’s AI Council. He is a member of the ELLIS society.