Philip has spent his career in the media and technology sectors working in senior strategic, M&A, and operational roles in Australia, Europe and Asia. Since 1991, he has advised over 40 companies in M&A transactions with a combined deal value of $3.2 billion. This corporate advisory work has included capital raisings, acquisitions, IPOs, joint ventures, mergers and divestments.
From 2012-2014, he was an Executive Director at Venture Advisory, a leading TMT focused boutique investment bank with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Singapore. Philip was a Director at Hall Capital from 2008-2012. During this period he led, or worked on over a dozen M&A transactions including buy-side or sell-side advice to Optus, Eatability, News Ltd, Fairfax, Occupancy, Sensis, Quotify, Perth iX and Vocus, as well as raising capital for Live Connected and StyleTread. He held the role of Regional Corporate Development Director for Yahoo! in South Asia for four years, a role that included observer Board seats at Seek and CarSales. Philip served as a Director of the Internet Industry Association (IIA) in Australia from 2003 until 2010, and was elected Chairman in 2005.
Philip is currently Chairman of online search marketing business, Dynamic Creative, one of Australia’s leading independent search marketing technology companies.