Neil Donovan is the Executive Director of the National Coalition for the Homeless. He's been working with and for people experiencing homelessness for the past twenty-eight years, in positions from street outreach to chief executive. He was recently voted a prominent leader in social change by Changemaker.org.

His previous work includes: administering transitional housing programs for Boston’s Pine Street Inn, the largest homeless multiservice agency in New England; CEO of Shattuck Shelter – Center for the Homeless in Boston; Senior Advisor at the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, an independent council of the White House Domestic Policy Council; and, first director of the Center for Capacity Building at the National Alliance to End Homelessness.