Phil has worked for Pilgrims’ Friend Society since 1993, originally as Systems and Payroll Officer and, since 1999, as Director of Human Resources, responsible for all issues related to staff, including payroll and overall management of IT systems.

Phil is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. He became a Christian at the age of 19, under the gospel ministry at the Metropolitan Tabernacle in London, where he now serves as a deacon and leader of part of the outreach children’s Sunday School work. Phil and his wife Jo are also involved in the Deaf Fellowship at their Church and provide BSL services at PFS conferences and events.