Philip joined SMEC in July 2006 as Secretary to the SMEC Board, and was elected a Director of the SMEC Foundation Board in 2015. Philip is experienced in the areas of environmental, planning and local government law, and holds a BEconomics, a BLaw and a Diploma of Corporate Governance. Philip is a qualified Chartered Secretary, an associate of the Governance Institute of Australia (AGIA) and an associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ACIS).


The SMEC Foundation was founded in 2001, with approximately A$1.58 million donated to over 234 projects in the areas of Health, Education, Community Development, Emergency Relief and the Environment. The SMEC Foundation is a critical link between the corporate world and the real-life needs of communities impacted by natural disasters and communities living in less fortunate circumstances.