Philip has over 33 years of experience within the landscaping industry in the Middle East and UK. He is one of the second generation owners of Ground Control, holding many operational and strategic roles including Main Board Director over his 20 year tenure. Philip has directed his energy to grow the business through operational efficiencies, building strong client relationships and empowering people.

His most recent Executive Role was as the HSQE Director with emphasis on staff health and safety, work quality and environmental compliance, of which ISO 14001 :2015 was part of his remit. Building on these themes, Philip continues to be a positive catalyst and actively engaged in market ecosystem analysis, environmental sustainability and social impact investing. Unlike his horse, he refuses to go out to pasture as his still has an unquenchable thirst for actionable knowledge, lateral thinking and idea creation.