Phil is best known as one of Wales’ most capped rugby union forwards. He had a 14 year playing career, he was selected for the British Lions, captained Wales, gaining 46 caps and played over 350 games for Llanelli. After his playing career Phil started his second career in professional Rugby Union as a coach and Director of Rugby. He has been coach with the Llanelli Scarlets, Cardiff Blues, Welsh Rugby Union Development Squads and is currently coach of Namibia.
An experienced and respected Director of Rugby with a proven track record of nurturing talent, delivering on objectives and making hard decisions in a pressurised environment.
Phil’s real experience of people development, leadership coaching and team performance in a high pressured environment has powerful lessons for business leaders. With Phil’s amiable charismatic style he is able to convey the lessons learnt during his exceptional sporting career and skilfully communicate how these can be transferred to a business environment.
He specialises in the areas of leadership coaching and team performance looking at aspects such as team dynamics, team people and team skills. He has worked with a wide range of clients from SME’s to multi-nationals. Companies worked with include Alstom and Exxon Mobil where he focused on leadership communication skills, effective leadership coaching and team dynamics.