Port Authority of NSW - Term Expires 2024

Since December 2019 Philip has led Port Authority of New South Wales, as CEO and Director, in managing the navigation, security and operational safety needs of commercial trade and cruise shipping in Sydney Harbour, Port Botany, Newcastle Harbour, Port Kembla, Eden and Yamba.

Philip joined Sydney Ports Corporation in May 2011 as Executive General Manager, Operations and Harbour Master. In 2014, he then became Chief Operating Officer and Harbour Master, Sydney following the amalgamation of the Sydney, Newcastle and Port Kembla port corporations.

Philip has spent his entire career in the shipping and ports industries, starting as a 16-year-old cadet when he joined Ropner Shipping Services and later moving to Souter Shipping where he gained his Class 1 (FGN) Masters certificate.

In 1998, Philip joined the UK's largest port operator, Associated British Ports (ABP) in a port operations role. Following a number of roles within ABP he became the Harbour Master for the ABP Port of Southampton and the Marine Advisor for the group's 21 UK ports.