Phil has been an artist manager for 25 years. Starting out with The Levellers, he helped them set up the Metway music complex in Brighton and Beautiful Days festival in Devon, as well as achieving one platinum and six gold albums. Other past and present clients include Longpigs, Aqualung, Sweet Billy Pilgrim and Duke Special.
He was one of three people who founded The Great Escape festival, and was Vice Chairman of the Music Managers Forum for eight years. Phil is also a classically trained bassoonist.