Phil leads the consumer sector research for E&P, having initially joined Evans and Partners in 2015 as a senior research analyst. He has more than 25 years industry experience.

He originally began work in the financial industry at PricewaterhouseCoopers working in the Corporate Finance division and then joined JBWere (now part of Goldman Sachs) as an associate analyst covering the Australian retail and food sectors, before moving into the lead analyst role, where he was consistently top rated in investor surveys such as Starmine and Peter Lee / Greenwich.

In 2007 Phil was appointed Head of Consumer (Australia) in the Global Investment Research team and also became a managing director of Goldman Sachs, before taking up his current role.

Phil completed a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance from the University of Adelaide and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He also holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia (now FINSIA).