Philip manages and co-owns GPW. He has over 20 years of experience in the political risk, business intelligence and investigations sector. He advises clients on doing business in emerging and frontier markets. Philip has particular expertise in sanctions policy and risk mitigation;
Recent work includes:
· Advising an international oil & gas major on its exposure to Russia-related sanctions;
· Advising a European hedge fund on the likely outcome of a major energy related merger;
· Political risk and transaction advice to a major mining company operating in LATAM/CENTAM;
Philip is a frequent speaker on topics ranging from Eurasian energy issues, international sanctions and geopolitics. He has also featured as a commentator for the BBC, Financial Times, Vedomosti, Bloomberg, Sky News and other outlets. Philip read Modern Languages at Cambridge University. He speaks Russian, French and elementary Farsi.
Philip was Spotlighted in the Chambers & Partners 2020 rankings for Political Risk (Global) with clients commenting,
"Philip is very thoughtful, balanced, considered and scores very highly for his integrity"
"He's excellent and has a deep understanding of the kinds of issues that can realy make an investment go haywire"