Phil is a graduate of the Universities of Birmingham and Bristol
He has been a headteacher for 15 years and was the founding headteacher of Newcastle School for Boys.
He has taught in two high schools in the United States of America and works closely with several, prestigious universities in the USA.
He works currently at Ampleforth College, providing a programme of SAT Test preparation and university admissions counselling for 12 students each academic year.
He also works with students seeking scholarship funding to assist them obtaining the best SAT score they can to ensure they secure the best scholarships at the most appropriate universities. He has worked with students who have gone on to study at Yale, MIT and Princeton