Phil joined Iona in 2013 and is a Director of the Company. Phil leads the investment team and is a member of the Investment, Strategy and Portfolio Review committees. Phil has specific responsibility for delivering investment into projects and has worked on all the transactions that Iona has completed to date. Phil also sits on a number of the investee company boards overseeing the building and commissioning programs. Prior to joining Iona Phil ran a successful consultancy business and led a number of major waste infrastructure projects in the UK and provided commercial advice to infrastructure projects of national significance across a range of sectors.
Phil’s key roles during his time running his consultancy include; Project Director for six waste PFI/PPP projects with combined contract value of c.£5bn, Commercial Adviser to the UK governments Waste Infrastructure Delivery Programme, Commercial Director for a £500m automotive development, Commercial Adviser on the development of new sewerage infrastructure in London, Commercial Adviser for the acquisition of a large portfolio of renewables infrastructure and Commercial Adviser for the acquisition of an airport. Prior to leading his consultancy Phil was the Head of Housing and Sustainability for a large London Borough with responsibility for c.1,700 staff and an annual budget of over £500m. Phil has a B(Eng) in Engineering with Environmental Studies.