Neil Smyth was born in 1976. He’s a qualified electrical engineer and mechanical engineer. He joined PortGround at the end of 2018. He has worked in warehouse and took on the CEIV, GDP role together with fellow speaker Tiesko Schneider in 2021 and then alone from April to August 2022, with focus on IATA re-certification. He has completed IATA training in both Audit, Quality and Risk Management for Temperature-Controlled Cargo and Temperature Controlled Cargo Operations.