Philip has worked in the field of operational risk for over 35 years. Starting his career as an insurance broker with HSBC, he specialised in the provision of financial crime and liability insurances to the global financial services industry. In 1994 he went on to establish HSBC’s Operational Risk Consulting practice and was its CEO until he left HSBC in 2004 to establish Enterprise Risk Advisors Ltd providing enterprise and operational risk management and training solutions to companies in the UK, the USA, across the Middle East, Africa and the Far East.
In 2003, Philip was recognised by Incisive Media as one of the Global 50 leading people in the field of Operational Risk Management. He currently serves on the Editorial Panel of Risk Universe.
Philip has been deeply involved with the Institute of Operational Risk since its inception and has served as Chair of the Executive Committee from 2005 to 2007 and then Chair of Council from 2007 to 2010. He was a member of the England & Wales Chapter Senior Leadership Team from 2014 to 2016. Philip was elected as a Fellow of the Institute in 2005.