Phil joined CATS Cambridge in July of 2023. Having studied Geography at Durham University and completed his PGCE at Cambridge University, his career in education spans two decades with roles that have ranged from being a Head of Secondary to Specialist Leader of Education. Prior to returning to Cambridge, Phil worked in the UAE for eight years and has extensive experience in both school settings and international university admissions. Phil’s specialist subjects are Geography and Politics A Level and he has also dabbled in History, PSHE and Religious Studies over the past two decades.
Phil believes that, as educators, we have responsibility to develop self-worth, inspire, and promote a lifelong love of learning. He is passionate about encouraging young people to celebrate their uniqueness, embrace risk and face adversity with resilience, empowering them to understand their roles, responsibilities, and values in shaping a more equitable shared future.