Neil Dhillon has some thirty years of experience in government relations, strategic communications, and advocacy in Washington, DC, where he is currently working as a Global Public Affairs Consultant and Government Relations specialist at NA Consulting Services.
Most recently, he predicted the Republican Party would win control of the United States Senate, and strengthen its majority in the House of Representatives, in the 2014 midterm elections. He made his prediction six months before Election Day.
Neil Dhillon got his first solid experience in politics in 1988, when he was hired to be the Chief of Staff for United States Congressman Bob Matsui. He served the California Democrat until 1993. That year, Neil Dhillon was tapped by President Bill Clinton to be the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs in the United States Department of Transportation. President Clinton recognized Neil Dhillon as one of his top Asian American political appointees at a White House ceremony in January 1993.
From 1995 until 1998, Neil Dhillon was the Director of Media and Public Affairs at the American Academy of Actuaries. The American Academy of Actuaries is a Washington-based professional association whose mission is to serve the public and the actuarial profession in the United States. There are some 18,000 Academy members, including consultants, corporate executives and staff, regulators, government officials, academicians, and retired actuaries.
From the American Academy of Actuaries, Neil Dhillon went on to become a Senior Vice President at Hill & Knowlton, a global consulting firm with eighty-eight offices in forty-nine countries. He managed a large policy staff and directed daily outreach to the White House and the United States Congress, among others. Neil Dhillon led the business to be named “Agency of the Year” for six years in a row.