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Neil Turner - Experienced UX designer & researcher
Welcome to UXM, the digital home of Neil Turner. Here you’ll find articles and presentations I’ve written covering product management, UX, product design, user research, Lean and Agile.

I’m an experienced product lead with a proven track record in product leadership and product management. With a strong foundation in Product, Agile and Lean methodologies, I excel in utilising user-centered design to create innovative and impactful digital products and services. My expertise lies in understanding customer needs and working with product teams to deliver product experiences that deliver long-term value. I’m based in Cambridge, in the UK.

Skills & Experience

Defining the strategic direction, vision and roadmap for a product.

Product strategy

Defining the strategic direction, vision and roadmap for a product.
Working with and within cross-functional Agile teams, defining MVPs, running lean experiments.

Lean & Agile

Working with and within cross-functional Agile teams, defining MVPs, running lean experiments.
Providing product leadership and management within a cross-functional team.

Leadership

Providing product leadership and management within a cross-functional team.
Analysing data and metrics to evaluate product performance.

Data analysis

Analysing data and metrics to evaluate product performance.
Managing customer relationships, capturing and defining customer requirements.

Customer focus

Managing customer relationships, capturing and defining customer requirements.
Managing stakeholders, capturing business requirements and communicating updates.

Stakeholder management

Managing stakeholders, capturing business requirements and communicating updates.
Utilising user-centred design and research to deliver compelling user experiences.

User-centred design

Utilising user-centred design and research to deliver compelling user experiences.
Collaboratively defining and driving the positioning, marketing strategy and campaigns for a product.

Product marketing

Collaboratively defining and driving the positioning, marketing strategy and campaigns for a product.

Testimonials

Matthew Godfrey

“Neil is a seasoned Design Lead who is able to draw on his many years of experience in the field. He excels from an operational perspective and has really stepped up to own and drive significant improvement initiatives across the division, such as our internal design education programme. Most recently, I’ve seen some significant growth from Neil as a people manger, where he’s applied a lot of energy to support the wellbeing and personal development of his immediate team.”

Matthew Godfrey
Ex-Manager (Head of product design, Redgate)
Jack Larner

“I worked with Neil at ieso, where he was a Lead Product Designer. Neil brought a wealth of experience and knowledge to the team. His combination of technical skills, experience, and proactive approach made him a key member of the ieso team. I highly recommend Neil for any role that requires a skilled and experienced Product Designer and design leader.”

Jack Larner
Ex-Manager (Head of Design, ieso)
Paula De Matos

“Neil played a pivotal part in the design of our UXLS toolkit as he lead the design team responsible for delivering the UXLS toolkit website. Neil expertly managed the team despite the challenges of leading a remote design team under significant time pressures. Neil is clearly very knowledgeable about UX and his design contributions have been of the highest standard.”

Paula de Matos
Project Manager for UXLS project at Pistoia Alliance
Joe-Burton

“I worked with Neil at CashFlows, I was Leading the Front-end Development and Neil was Leading UX. As a Front-end Developer you are reliant on UX Designers to provide great designs and well thought through validated ideas for any project to be a success, Neil delivered on both accounts. I can highly recommend Neil and hope to work with him in the future.”

Joe Burton
UI Development lead at CashFlows

Contact me

Get in touch. I’m based in Cambridge, in the UK.