Phil was one of the founders of Spinnaker in 1997. He previously worked as a maritime solicitor for Ince & Co. He has a Maritime Business & Law degree and spent 10 years as Chairman of the Plymouth Nautical Degree Association. Phil has been an external examiner on Shipping Masters Degree courses, and writes and speaks frequently on maritime and personnel issues. He represents BIMCO on the BIMCO/ISF Manpower Steering Committee and has recently founded the OSCAR campaign, which aims to raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital from the international shipping community. Phil oversees the Maritime HR Forum and other consultancy services (salary advice, benchmarking and expert witness) as well as maintaining contact with our larger clients. Spinnaker is the Recruitment Partner of SPNL.