Philip is on the board of a number of educational publishing, assessment and training businesses. He has been an Associate of the Institute of Ideas for twelve years, and was involved in the Debating Matters competition from a very early stage in its development. He was awarded an MBE for services to educational publishing in 2010. On the sporting front he was captain of his school’s 3rd XI cricket team for three years running, a record which he thinks lasts to this day. He is a Spurs season ticket holder and a member of Middlesex County Cricket Club, and has firm views about the leadership of both.
Sunday 2 November 2008, 5.45pm Seminar Space
Free speech on campus
"The audience were the stars of the Battle of Ideas - engaged, informed and enthusiastic. As a panellist, I felt both ashamed and educated. Exactly as it should be."
John Street, professor of politics, University of East Anglia