Director, PwC United Kingdom
Phil specialises and leads our sustainability work in the private equity sector. Phil joined PwC in 2005, when he initiated the Financial Services sector team within the Sustainability & Climate Change practice, dealing exclusively with a wide variety of major clients in the banking, insurance and private equity sub-sectors, including Apax, 3i, CVC, Permira and Warburg Pincus.
Phil has had extensive experience of working with private equity houses in conducting sustainability assessments of potential acquisitions, and in developing strategy, policy and procedures for implementing a sustainability programme. He has also worked with PE Houses to develop “tools” to facilitate policy implementation, and in designing and running training events for investment professionals.
Phil is currently a member of the BVCA’s Responsible Investment Advisory Board, and has co-written Guidelines for BVCA members on sustainability risk management, first published in 2010, and updated in October 2012. He is also CorporateLivewire's 2012 Global Private Equity Sustainability Adviser of the Year.