Phil loves to build businesses with a purpose. He is the CEO of Australia’s only national Indigenous financial wellbeing provider, First Nations Foundation. Since 2014, The Foundation has helped the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community reconnect with $24m in lost super via the Big Super Day Out. Under his leadership, First Nations Foundation was named the 2020 Indigenous business of the year from My Business.
Phil, a Wiradjuri man, born and raised on Gomeroi country, is highly sort after for his business and culture expertise advising to organisations such as the University of Newcastle, CBA, Australian Super, ANZ, and NAB. He is often called upon by the media as a spokesperson for business, finance, and culture, regularly being featured on ABC Breakfast TV, The Sydney Morning Herald, Smart Company, Money Management Magazine and the Financial Standard.
His podcast, Beyond The Gap, is among the top ranking management podcasts in iTunes