Philip lives In Twickenham, and has been a Borough resident since 1970. A Career civil servant, Philip has served in a number of government departments which involved helping the unemployed, dealing with health and safety issues, and collecting taxes.
He has always taken a keen interest in social and community affairs and was a local councillor for four years. He has been a Trustee for five years.
Philip is a keen gardener, and his other interests include travel, collecting commemorative ceramics, old films, and food.