Philip is a senior investment banker and brings substantial advisory and regulatory experience to the Board. A chartered accountant, he is Senior Independent Director of Prudential Plc and Chairman of M&G Group Limited, Deputy Chairman of the Takeover Panel, Senior Independent Director of UK Financial Investments Limited and Chairman of City of London Investment Trust plc. Previously, Philip was Vice Chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston Europe and Head of the UK Investment Banking Department. Philip was Director General of the Takeover Panel for two years between 2001 and 2003, and again in 2010. He served on the Board of Northern Rock plc from 2008 to 2010 and from 2007 to 2012 was Chairman of the Shareholder Executive.
Senior Independent Director and member of the Audit, Nominations and Remuneration Committees of Prudential Plc.
Chairman of M&G Group Limited
Deputy Chairman of the Takeover Panel
Non-Executive director of UK Financial Investments Limited
Non-Executive Chairman of City of London Investment Trust plc
Governor of Goodenough College
Director and Trustee of St Paul’s Cathedral Foundation