Phil has worked internationally in the Marine Sector for more than 25 years. Spending significant time in North and South America, Europe and Asia, Phil’s career has an extensive history in Engineering and Management, with core skills in strategy, business analysis, people and company leadership, and international partnering. After serving in the UK Royal Air Force, Phil went back to school and gathered degrees from Plymouth and Cranfield Universities, culminating in a Ph.D. from Cranfield in Marine Engineering. He then took up a Director position leading engineering and delivery functions for Global Marine Systems Ltd, an international subsea cable laying company.
On moving to the USA in 2007, Phil assumed a position as CTO and SVP of a wave energy device company and later moved into the Oil and Gas industry as Chief Operating Officer of BMT Scientific Marine Systems. Phil took up a position in Canada at the start of 2016 to take the helm of Fleetway Inc. and Oceanic Consulting Corporation within the JD Irving group of companies.