Pat Neville works as Communications Manager for Coillte.  His background is in forest ecology and he has held a number of different roles with Coillte since he joined in 1999, including Forest Health Manager, Company Ecologist, Regulatory Affairs Manager and now Communications.

Before Coillte, he worked briefly with NPWS and held a part time teaching position in the Department of Zoology, University College Dublin.  He is passionate about the sustainable role of forestry including the economic, environmental and social uses of forestry in Ireland.