Phil was appointed Chair of Westernport Water in October 2017. He currently holds directorships at African Energy Resources Limited and ATEC Australia-International Limited, a social enterprise providing bio-digesters in rural Cambodia. He is Deputy Chair of the Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, Melbourne Branch. Phil was Chair of Engineers Without Borders Australia from 2011 to 2016. His earlier mining, engineering and executive management career with BHP and Australian Iron and Steel spans almost four decades, including extensive international experience. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering, a Master of Business Administration and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.