Relevant Qualifications and Skills
PHD – Aston Business School, Aston University
MBA, Aston Business School, Aston University
Post Graduate Qualification – Executive Coaching and Mentoring
Qualified Solicitor – 20 years
Philip is a Management Consultant that works with middle managers and C-Suite leaders on developing their leadership capacity. He works independently with a variety of organisations in the commercial and public sectors. His particular area of expertise is the delivery of bespoke on-site programmes that match the needs of the future leadership of the business. As a result of his previous career of over 20 years as a solicitor and Corporate Director, he is experienced in facilitating Board and other meetings where open dialogue is essential between a variety of stakeholders and in particular between politicians and managers.
The unique blend of commercial, governance, political and leadership experience affords Philip an unique set of experience when working with governing bodies (companies and institutions) leaders and senior managers. His Clients include, amongst other sectors IT companies, Banks, the NHS, local government, Children’s Hospices, Universities and the Civil Service. Engagements have ranged from coaching all of the corporate teams in large Institutions, designing and delivering senior manager leadership programme to working with dysfunctional and underperforming Boards. His approach is pragmatic, results orientated and good humoured.
His work on the leadership of change and uncertainty focuses on the leading of self before others and the pragmatic requirement of making change a reality – rather than just a concept. He is a behaviouralist in his approach and sees managing change and uncertainty as an organisational journey and not just a process.
Philip is a Solicitor non-practicing and has a PhD and MBA from Aston Business School, Aston University. He is also hold a post graduate qualification in Executive Coaching and Mentoring and in lecturing. He is a Research Fellow and Associate of Aston University, Warwick Business School and an associate with INLOGOV at the University of Birmingham.