Dr Tim Neville

Umpire Performance Assessment Manager – Australian Football League

Tim is currently responsible for developing and implementing a new performance assessment system for the elite AFL Umpires. Prior to joining the AFL, Tim was a postdoctoral research associate at Texas A&M University where he applies Human Factors techniques to understand performance in the Oil and Gas industry and emergency management teams. Tim holds a PhD in Psychology (Human Factors) from the University of the Sunshine Coast where he was an inaugural member of the Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems. Prior to his PhD studies, Tim worked for the Defence Science and Technology Group as a Joint Operations Researcher. While with Defence, Tim explored how teams make decisions in complex environments, including how technology impacts teamwork, decision making and overall effectiveness of a joint military force.