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Since December 2019 Philip has led Port Authority of New South Wales, as CEO and Director.
Philip joined Sydney Ports Corporation in May 2011 as Executive General Manager, Operations and Harbour Master.

Following the amalgamation of the Sydney, Newcastle and Port Kembla port corporations in 2014, he became Port Authority of New South Wales Chief Operating Officer and Harbour Master, Sydney.

In 1998, Philip joined the UK's largest port operator, Associated British Ports (ABP) in a port operations role. Following a number of roles within ABP he became the Harbour Master for the ABP Port of Southampton and the Marine Advisor for the group's 21 UK ports.

Philip has spent his entire career in the shipping and ports industries, starting as a 16-year-old cadet when he joined Ropner Shipping Services and later moving to Souter Shipping where he gained his Class 1 (FGN) Masters certificate.

Philip is a Director of Ports Australia, Australia's peak body representing the port sector and is also Chair of the Australian Cruise Association, the peak cruise industry association growing and developing the Australia Pacific region as the world's leading cruise destination.

Philip is committed to strong governance and growing understanding and collaboration across the maritime sector.

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