Appointment: February 2018
Philip was born in Lancashire and has lived in Yorkshire for over 40 years. His professional career began as a Mental Welfare Officer. He has worked for Bradford Council and was the Group Director for Health and Social Care at Calderdale Council, and a Regional Director for the Department of Health where he also served on the governments Standing Commission on Carers. He was chair of ‘Mind the Gap’ theatre company and a non-executive at Calico Housing. He was, until February 2018, Chair of NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group for over 5 years.