Philip is the chief executive of Raspberry Pi Foundation, an educational charity based in the UK with a mission to put the power of digital making into the hands of people all over the world.
Philip was previously the Deputy Chief Executive of Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, where he built the Innovation Lab, and delivered dozens of programmes to support innovation across public services, education, healthcare, neighbourhoods, digital technologies, volunteering, and philanthropy.
He was one of the founders of the Behavioural Insights Team (the Nudge Unit) where he served as a non-executive director, a founding trustee of the Centre for London, and a non-executive director of Stepping Out. He served as an adviser on social innovation to the UK Cabinet Office and has advised municipal and national governments, charities and social enterprises in the UK, and internationally.
Philip was previously a chief officer at the London Borough of Camden, serving as Assistant Chief Executive, Deputy Director of Housing and Adult Social Care, and Assistant Director of Regeneration. Philip’s early career was at the Home Office where he held a range of policy, change management, and private office roles.
Philip has a degree in law from the University of Liverpool, and qualifications in management and finance. Outside of work he is a dad, school governor, scout volunteer, and craft cider maker. Despite living in England for a long time, he continues to be Welsh.