Phil joined Validus as Chief Technical Officer in August 2013.

As CTO, Phil has overall responsibility for the development and deployment of our software products and IT services. He is an advocate of “agile and collaborative development”, ensuring that the development pipeline is designed to meet the aggressive delivery schedules set by the business.

Prior to joining Validus, Phil held senior management roles in several companies, including Visa Europe as Vice President of the Business Systems Development Group and subsequently as Development Director for Phoenix.

He holds a BSc (Hons) in Business Operation & Control from the University of Salford and is a member of the British Computer Society (MBCS).