Philip became a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 1981 and was elected a Fellow in January 2000. His career began at The Redditch New Town Development Corporation, and in 1983 he joined Locke and England in Leamington Spa, undertaking private survey and valuation work and assisting with professional work for The Roman Catholic Church and other Church Charities.
Philip joined Godfrey-Payton in 2010 and was made an Associate in January 2017. His responsibilities include private survey and valuation work for residential and commercial properties in Coventry, Warwickshire, and South Leicestershire, and Asset Valuation work for Local Government and similar bodies requiring valuations for accounting and other purposes.
Philip is a member of the 41 Club and a volunteer with Guide Dogs at Leamington Spa. He and his wife enjoy theatre, walking and cycling, preferably in the proximity of a hostelry providing good food.