Dr Neil Watson is responsible for chemistry development and domestic water testing, acquisitions and external affairs at ADEY. Neil holds an Honours degree in chemistry and chemical technology and a PhD in corrosion chemistry. Before joining the heating industry, Neil held Technical and European Affairs Management roles for The Gillette Group and Duracell Batteries.

Working alongside trade associations, Neil is committed to raising the standards of best practice and one of his proudest achievements is bringing together the first trade association within the domestic water testing industry in the UK, now known as BEAMA Water Treatment. Neil drives the sector forward through cross-company coordination. Thanks to his insight, Neil has influenced several best practice standards used today when installing and maintaining domestic heating systems in the UK.