Philip joined the board in May 2018. He is the chair of the Audit & Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and of the Nomination Committee. He also chairs the Social & Ethics Committee.
Philip is a qualified chartered accountant with more than 20 years’ experience in the property sector. Having qualified in professional practice, he moved to specialise in property investment and development in 1996, and since 1998 has worked at board level within listed and private real estate companies and funds across Europe, leading the sourcing and investment of over £1 billion of equity investment. Philip is currently the Chief Investment Officer at Prime plc, the UK’s leading healthcare real estate company, having joined the group in April 2017. For six years prior to joining Prime plc, Philip was Finance Director and Deputy Managing Director of Primary Health Properties plc, a Real Estate Investment Trust listed on the Main Market of the LSE.
Philip’s previous senior roles were as CFO of Natixis Capital Partners Limited, a private equity real estate fund manager, CFO of Atlas Estates Limited, leading their listing on AIM and capital raising in 2007, and as Finance Director of Estates & General plc, a Main Market LSE listed real estate group that Philip helped to sell and de-list in 2004. Philip is currently a non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of TP Group plc, an AIM listed specialist services and advanced engineering company that operates in the defence, industrial and government sectors.