Phil started out his career as a Service Technician in 1987 at Gaffey Technical Services Ltd, obtaining an OND and HNC in Mechanical Engineering and IOSH Managing Safely as H&S Co-ordinator. Between 1993 to 1996 Phil worked overseas for Occtech Pty. Ltd., Western Australia, as a Water Treatment Service Engineer; specialising in water recovery through desalination -reverse osmosis, nanofiltration and ultrafiltration at refineries, gold/nickel/copper/iron ore mines, etc, throughout W.A.
In 1996, Phil returned to Gaffey Technical Services Ltd. as a Service Engineer, progressing onto become a Technical Director in 2001.
In 2006, Phil was appointed Managing Director and decided to restructure the business in order to see the company progress from a service company to a manufacturer & distributor of water treatment products with technical support excellence.
Phil's area of expertise are product development, engineering support and business development.
Outside of work Phil enjoys walking, playing snooker and the odd pint of Real Ale at the local pub!