Philip sits on the board of Tilney Smith & Williamson Group and has been a Tilney non-executive director since the original acquisition of Bestinvest by the Permira Funds in 2014. Philip is Head of Permira’s office and co-head of the Financial Services Sector team. He joined Permira in 2004 and was closely involved with establishing the Financial Services team in 2008. Philip has worked on a number of transactions including JRP Group, Provimi, Saga and The AA (Acromas), Tilney, Lowell Group and Alter Domus.
Prior to joining Permira, Philip worked as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in London and Hong Kong. Philip has a Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School.