Philip was appointed group CEO and member of the board in 2014. He joined the company in 1990 as director of finance in ED&F Man’s brokerage business.
In 2000 he helped negotiate the management buy-out of the commodities businesses from Man Group Plc and became the group's chief financial officer.
He performed this role from 2000 until 2010 when he became director of corporate finance and group strategy. Philip is a chartered accountant and is based in London.