The Executive Chairman and Founder of Phillips Consulting Limited (PCL), a firm engaged in business and management consulting, with offices in Nigeria and South Africa, graduated as an Industrial Economist from the University of Wales, Cardiff in 1974. He joined the British Gas Corporation as agraduate Trainee Accountant where he qualified as a Cost and Management Accountant in 1976.
In 1977, he joined the Lucas Electrical Company before leaving the UK for Nigeria in 1979 to work with the Pfizer Group. Mr. Phillips later took on a role as Management Consultant at Coopers & Lybrand International, a UK based company in 1985. During his tenure, he undertook and managed financial management, costing, computer systems and organization development assignments in the UK, Northern Ireland, parts of Europe and West African countries.
In 1990, he returned to Nigeria after being appointed the General Manager, Finance for the SCOA Group in Nigeria. He held the position for two years before setting up Phillips Consulting Limited. He is a certified Management and Chartered Accountant.