CEO and Director, Port Authority of New South Wales

As CEO and Director, Philip leads Port Authority 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 2011 as Executive General Manager, Operations and Harbour Master. Following the amalgamation of the Sydney, Newcastle and Port Kembla port corporations, he then became Chief Operating Officer and Harbour Master, Sydney.

Philip spent his early career in the shipping industry, gaining his Class 1 (FGN) Masters certificate before joining 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