As former Director of the UK’s Hostage and Crisis Negotiation programme and specialist advisor to successive UK governments and global organisations, Philp gained unparalleled skills in the high-pressure world of crisis leadership, critical decision-making and life-at-risk negotiation. That experience was strengthened and informed by his exposure to the demands of a broad range of national and international commercial businesses, government and independent bodies, specialist professions and individual professionals.
Philip is one of the longest-serving Hostage and Crisis Negotiators and his experience includes deployments in some of the tensest, most hostile, high-stake environments across six continents.
Member of the senior leadership team for the Counter Terrorist Command that dealt with the first terrorist suicide attacks within the UK from 7/7 onwards.
Current business interests
Philip is a Practioner, Trainer and Coach for the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), London.
Creative. Transformational. Practical. The litmus test? If it’s 3am, pouring with rain and I’m on a roof trying to save a life; can I remember the technique and apply it successfully in the moment? In short, Philip’s training sticks.