Chief Executive of the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership
Philip joined Cheshire and Warrington Enterprise Partnership in July 2014. His role is to lead the Enterprise Partnership towards its objective to make Cheshire and Warrington a £35bn economy by 2030.
Prior to joining Cheshire and Warrington, Philip was a Civil Servant, most recently as the Director for Local Economies at DCLG.
His background is as an Economist and his Civil Service career has included serving as the Principal Private Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minster and working on issues such as the sale of the Millennium Dome to create the O2 Arena, renegotiation of the contract to build the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (now HS1), the establishment of Enterprise Zones and overall responsibility for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in England.