Neale is an experienced business leader with a track record of operating, scaling and exiting technology businesses spanning 30 years.

Chorley born Neale has lived in the Borough all of his life, married with two grown up children both of whom completed their education in the area. Neale is passionate about the work of On-Side and is fully committed to helping the young people of Chorley.

During his time in business Neale founded and built several successful technology businesses – lately in 2000 founding 2ergo Group plc which he grew to become an international business with offices Globally. The business listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2004 – Neale left the in 2007 to concentrate on his passion for advising and funding early stage technology businesses and entrepreneurs achieve their goals. Neale also has several Non exec and chair roles.

Neale was awarded Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” for technology in 2004.

  • Anne Marie Gaskell
    "I cannot wait for the Youth Zone to open, especially to see my own and other young people’s creativity come to life. This is a great chance for all our ideas to be heard." Anne Marie Gaskell
  • Councillor Bradley
    “People have been telling us that our young people need somewhere to go where they can enjoy their spare time and to help them fulfil their potential, this Youth Zone would deliver something exciting for all young people across Chorley. By working together we could create a top class facility, giving our young people somewhere they could be proud of.” Chorley Council Leader, Alistair Bradley
  • Andrew Turner
    "The young people of Chorley deserve an OnSide Youth Zone which will give them a safe and inspiring place to spend their leisure time, and we are on the road to making that dream a reality.” Chairman of Chorley Youth Zone, Andrew Turner