Phillip joined the Trust as a Director in October 2006 and has worked in the NHS in Yorkshire since 1987. Phillip is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development and holds a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management.
Phillip has broad NHS human resource and general management experience and has worked in mental health, primary and secondary care NHS organisations. He has significant organisational change and employee relations experience, having taken a key role in managing three major organisational structure changes during his time at Harrogate as well as extensive experience of managing other service changes including the transfer of staff between organisations.
He is committed to working in partnership with trade union colleagues to deliver staff engagement and change and the promotion of, and adherence to, organisational values. During his time in this role, the Trust has continually maintained its position as being in the top 20 per cent of trusts in the country for overall levels of staff engagement.
Phillip is a Board member of Health Education England – Yorkshire and the Humber Local Education and Training Board.