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.