Originally from Dublin, DCU graduate (BA Int. Marketing & Japanese) and Smurfit School of Business (MA International Business). Based in Hong Kong since 2007, prior to which spent 4 years in Japan, including 1 year as an exchange student in Takasaki City Economics University and Internship with Fast Retailing (Uniqlo). Also spent 3 years working in International Relations for Kagoshima Prefectural Government.
Player and committee member of Typhoons RFC, the Irish Chamber’s liaison with HKRFU and responsible for organising the annual Irish Chamber 7s Rugby Dinner. Philip is also responsible for FinTech matters with the Irish Chamber and is currently Head of FinTech Partnerships, APAC at Clarrow Hong Kong, a specialist Tech & Digital recruitment firm