Phil was an international banker (London, New York and Sydney) before working as a Treasurer, Corporate Financier and Finance Director in the IT outsourcing sector. He was appointed as Head of Organisational Effectiveness in a large complex consortium in 2007, leaving to start his own business in 2009. Two years later, Phil established Circulus Ltd, a specialist coaching business. Phil holds a BSc (Hons) in Banking and Finance, the ACIB, MCT Advanced Diploma (Corporate Treasury), is an ICF accredited coach and occasionally works as a Visiting Lecturer in Finance and Leadership at Cass Business School, BPP and the University of Hertfordshire.
Phil is currently a PhD student at Cranfield School of Management and is a Research Fellow of The London Institute of Banking & Finance / Henry Grunfeld researching the impact of Secondment National Experts (SNEs) on regulatory effectiveness in European financial services.
Phil leads the Leadership in Financial Services module.