Originally from London, Phil has been involved in youth work in Staffordshire for over thirty years. After long service in a front line youth work role, he is now CEO for a voluntary sector infrastructure organisation. He is a Member of the Chartered Management Institute, and has a Diploma in Transformational Leadership. Phil is Chaplain at Burton Albion FC and their linked charity, and volunteers in a number of other roles in the local community. Phil is on the Leadership Team at his local church and still plays 5-a-side football regularly to stay healthy. He is married to Maria, and has three children all aged over 18.