Phil joined the Rail Freight Group in April 2021. Having spent 16 years with Essex County Councils education service and prior to that in the fertilizer industry.
It is through his 38 years as an elected member with Ipswich Borough Council that he has developed is passion for transport policy. He drew up the proposal for the Ipswich Freight Chord for the local plan and helped to initiate the East West Rail Consortium of local councils in the 1990s.
He is a member of the Railfuture campaign group.
Since joining RFG, Phil has been working with Sub National Transport Bodies in helping them develop their transport strategies and priorities for investment as well as preparing policy responses on behalf of RGF members.