Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Neville began his career as a 15-year-old assistant to Charles Austin Gardner, working at the Herbarium for several years before undertaking botanical studies at the University of Western Australia, followed by doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge. He subsequently worked as a research botanist at the WA Herbarium, serving as Assistant Director during Jim Armstrong’s stewardship from 1989 and later assuming that position himself on Jim’s departure to Geneva in 1992. Fifty years after first entering the WA Herbarium, Neville retired in 2005.
Source: extracted from ASBS Newsletter 125, December 2005, by Nickolas Lander.