Neil Smith

Neil Smith

Vice President – Sales and Marketing

Neil is responsible for marketing, and business development with corporations, municipalities and Taft-Hartley funds.

Prior to joining KTP, Neil was co-founder and managing partner of SmithOBrien, one of the country’s first management consulting firms on corporate responsibility and sustainability.  He has extensive experience in helping global corporations effectively engage employees and other key stakeholders as partners in reducing toxins use and waste (materials and labor), supporting human rights/labor rights and improving the quality of life for people where companies have operations.  Earlier in his career, Neil was a suburban weekly newspaper publisher before becoming vice president of public relations for a national advertising agency.

Neil is a part-time faculty member at the Milano School of International Affairs and Public Policy, The New School University, in New York City, and a former adjunct at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management.  He has authored numerous articles on corporate responsibility and stakeholder engagement and contributed chapters to books for different industries.

A lifelong sailor, he authored, “Shopping for Safer Boat Care” (International Marine/McGraw-Hill, 1997), which examines the environmental and health effects of more than 100 marine products.

Neil received his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Rhode Island and has completed graduate courses at Harvard University.

Phone: 401-490-9393