Neil Marshall Sails British Isles to Raise Awareness for British Heart Foundation and Royal National Lifeboat Institution

LONDON – April 13, 2023 – Innovative Systems, Incorporated (Innovative), a global provider of data quality and anti-money laundering technology and consulting, today announced the retirement of Neil Marshall. 

Neil is starting his new life journey circumventing Great Britain in his 29-foot, 1989 Sadler, a classic craft built in Poole, Dorset, England. Friends and corporations are sponsoring Neil on this journey with all proceeds going to his two favorite charities: The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and the British Heart Foundation.

Bob Colonna, Innovative’s CEO said, “Neil’s clients and fellow associates have benefitted greatly from his decades of experience in the compliance field. He will be missed. Innovative is proud to join others as a sponsor of this extraordinary endeavor and noble cause by matching all contributions (to a cumulative total of £10,000) to these charities. What better way to honor Neil’s service than to join other sponsors in this endeavor?”

Neil and a friend set sail this month on their six-month voyage. While Neil has been a subject matter expert in the financial crime industry for decades, he will now focus on navigating his boat and raising money for his charities.

Beginning in Ipswich, they plan to head north along the east coast of England and then sail around the northern part of Scotland before heading south along the west Highlands coast. The journey will then take them to Ireland and Wales before going around the southern tip of England to the Isles of Scilly, past Falmouth and Portsmouth, and finishing at the starting point. In all, the trip is expected to cover approximately 2,500 miles.

To read more about Neil’s story and sponsoring options, please go to the Just Giving fundraising pages here: Royal National Lifeboat Institution and British Heart Foundation. The YouTube channel to follow Neil as his journey around the British Isles progresses can be found at  

Please join Innovative in congratulating Neil and wishing him “bon voyage”.

Karin O’Sullivan

Vice President, Marketing Communications