FIDM Associate Partner: Advisor & Mentor
Phil specialises in advising and mentoring CEOs and their management teams. He is a highly experienced leader with strong commercial skills and experience. A graduate in business studies, he has spent 32 years working in and running Marketing Services agencies, through which he has gained a great deal of first-hand experience in a spectrum of small to large companies. He has extensive experience of repositioning, merging, acquiring and selling agencies.
He founded and built one of the most successful independent Direct Digital Agencies in the UK, Partners Andrews Aldridge. The agency flourished over 14 years of his leadership, winning hundreds of creative awards and Industry ‘Agency of The Year’ accolades multiple times. Since successfully selling his agency to Engine Group, where it continues to thrive, he has advised many businesses and developed new ones.
Most recently, Phil was Investor Director and Non-Executive Chairman of content creation and production business Hangar Seven on behalf of investor CVM. Hangar Seven was sold in a multimillion pound deal to The Hut Group in March 2017. CurrentlyPhil is engaged in a portfolio of businesses as Mentor, Non-Exec and Chairman roles.