29th August 2019
Phil has over thirty years of experience within the digital and design industry. Having founded typography specialists APT in the 1980s, he subsequently grew and sold the business before becoming MD of pioneering digital agency Real Time Studio. Following the merger of the agency with direct marketing specialist EHS, he became Vice Chairman and operations director of the combined agency ehsrealtime which two years later became EHS Brann. Since leaving the agency in 2004, Phil has held a range of non-executive and personal mentoring roles within the industry. He is also the founder of the perennially popular Podge lunches which play host to the leading lights of the design, digital and sports industries within the UK and beyond. A recipient of numerous accolades most notably his induction to the BIMA Digital Hall of Fame and in 2020 Creativepool voted him the Creative Influencer of The Year in an international poll. Phil is Chairman of the Judges at the DADI Awards and joined the Advisory Board of Green Square in December 2009.