He is a Global Public Affairs Professional for NA Consulting in Washington, DC. He has thirty years of experience developing public policy and strategic communications. He worked as a senior aide to President Bill Clinton and was Congressman Robert Matsui’s Chief of Staff from 1988 to 1993.
Neil Dhillon has a reputation around Washington as a problem solver. He has successfully navigated complex legislative and regulatory issues and has uncommon insight into some of the most important issues of the current political landscape. He has dealt with healthcare, education, financial services, energy, environmental, and international trade issues over his thirty-year political career.
Dhillon is also a well-known and well-connected lobbyist. He spent six years as the Senior Vice President at Hill and Knowlton International Public Relations. His duties during his stint there included managing a large staff and directing daily outreach to the major political players on the national scale including Congress, White House staff, and Federal government agencies. He had a long list of powerful clients including eBay, Novartis, Johnson and Johnson, Hewlett-Packard, American Airlines, the Republic of Botswana, British Midway Airways, and the Tennessee Valley Authority.
He also worked for the American Academy of Actuaries as the Director of Media and Public Affairs for three years, and as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Government Affairs in the US Department of Transportation from 1993 to 1994. Dhillon has gained intimate knowledge of the political scene in Washington after graduating from The American University and thirty years working as a political insider and lobbyist.