Phil has a background in construction and property management, with project management and budgeting. Before joining the board at Policy Connect, he was Managing Director of National Grid Property. This specialised in the clean up, regeneration and sale of ex-gas and electrical industrial sites; plus the design and construction of new offices and more. He has also worked with British Gas.
Phil was also a part of the Lord Rogers led Urban Task force and also chaired working groups with the Government in the early 1990's to help formulate the contaminated land legislation that we have today.
Phil is now a trustee of the The Architectural Heritage Fund and was awarded an OBE in 2000 for his contribution to raising standards of brownfield regeneration.