Set up his first business in 1990, selling computer hardware, networks, VoIP and consultancy. This business grew from start to £6.7m in just four years, and was sold in 1996. Philip then established a 50:50 JV with BDO to delivery consultancy support to SME businesses and to the UKGOV Small business service.
Philip went on to build and sell a further four companies, floating one on the UK OFEX stock market.
Instrumental in supporting over 140 businesses in three years under a GOV sponsored “high growth support programme” His knowledge and experience assisted many companies to find early success and rapid growth
His long and wide experiences of restructuring and growing business now form the backbone of TAM UK.
Additionally, Philip runs a UK wide charity called Investors in Community, and holds two Non-Executive Director positions
Philip was president of the Derbyshire Chamber of Commerce in 1996, a Regional CBI Councillor and director of the TEC. He has written and published three business books, the latest to encompass the work of Albert Humphrey, (Originator and author of the SWOT analysis) called Leading Constant Change (FT Publishing)
Philip has a keen interest in motorcycling and runs an international online group for Directors on Motorbikes. He also follows an interest in psychology and likes to renovate property.