Philip has been a Fellow of CIMA for 20 years, and brings a wealth of experience of working in the public sector. He started his career in the Civil Service as Finance Director of the Learning and Skills Council and then HM Courts’ Service, working closely with Ministers in the Department of Education and Ministry of Justice respectively.

In the last 10 years, he has undertaken interim CFO roles in three governmental regulatory bodies for the Oil and Gas Industry, Renewable Energy (both BEIS) and the Gambling Commission (DCMS). He has also undertaken CFO roles in high profile organisations such as Defence, Equipment and Support (MoD) and for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA).