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Robert N. Neil

Robert N. Neil

Specialty Principal Consultant


Mr. Robert Neil is an Environment of Care® Principal Consultant with Joint Commission Resources. He provides expert consulting services to all areas of the physical environment. In his over twenty years as a healthcare support services professional, Mr. Neil gained progressive technical, management and leadership experience serving in numerous support service leadership roles. Mr. Neil has served in a leadership capacity in the areas of:

  • Hospital Operations
  • Environmental safety
  • Workplace safety
  • Quality and patient safety
  • Security
  • Emergency management
  • Hazardous materials
  • Facilities and life safety
  • Supply chain
  • Infection prevention

Mr. Neil is a member of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). He holds a lean six sigma black belt from Mercer University and is a Certified Healthcare Facility Management and a Certified Healthcare Safety Professional. He has been recognized as a competent engaging leader with the ability to effectively communicate, influence change and establish strategic alliances with leadership and staff to ensure optimal performance.

Prior to his career in health care, Mr. Neil amassed over ten years of environmental, health and safety experience both as a consultant and from his time as an Industrial Hygienist at NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.

Professional Experience

  • Director, Safety and Security (Safety Officer), Piedmont Healthcare, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Director, Supply Chain, Kaiser Permanente, Central Valley, CA, USA
  • Ops Leader/EH&S Manager (Safety Officer), Kaiser Permanente, Bay Area, CA, USA
  • Industrial Hygienist at NASA Ames Research Center

Professional Affiliations or Certifications

  • American Hospital Association (AHA)
  • American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE)
  • Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM)
  • Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP)
  • RPI® Certified Yellow Belt, The Joint Commission


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Healthcare Management, Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Bachelor of Science in Business, Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate Program, Mercer University, Atlanta, GA, USA