Phillip co-founded his first start-up in 2009 called SCENE – a social enterprise that accelerates renewable energy and ICT access for communities worldwide. Then in 2012 he was recruited by a commercial law firm to develop and execute >100 MWp of C&I solar PV, wind and small-hydro across the UK and India. At the same time he founded and led the Green Investment Forum, a private dinner club of c-level professionals overseeing a combined >$200bn in green assets. His thought leadership has been featured in MIT Sloan Review, the FT and Johns Hopkins University Series on Sustainable Entrepreneurship as well as for the IIED and Oxford Research Group. He is also an EPSRC-funded PhD(c) in Geography at the University of Edinburgh.