Phil is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the IMechE, He started his 22yr corporate career with Shell in upstream oil and gas and has worked domestically and overseas in a range of senior leadership positions, including Head of Drilling, UK where he was accountable for all UK drilling operations involving significant process and personal hazard risk profiles.
Although a line leader, he has experienced safety from a range of perspectives – site supervisor, senior leadership and corporate safety roles, and has successfully transformed the safety and business performance of large teams.
In 2010, Phil left Shell and set up his own consultancy and for the last 13yrs has offered performance improvement in both technical and HSE, as well as a leadership coaching. His clients include oil and gas operators, management consultants, the Oil & Gas Authority (UK regulator), Infrastructure & Projects Authority (part of Cabinet Office) and the Jersey Safety Council. Phil is also a Non-Executive Director of Recorra, commercial recycling experts who find new uses for old resources and support the circular economy.