In September 2005, Sony Computer Entertainment unified its regional product development operations under a global structure, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, and appointed Phil to serve as President of the new organization.
Working closely with the talented studios in Japan, Europe, North America and Polyphony Digital, Phil is responsible for setting the global product strategy and managing development operations of 16 studios in five countries.
Phil is a corporate executive and representative director of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc, and Executive vice president of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
Since joining Sony in 1992, Phil has held executive management positions in Europe and North America – where he served as Vice President, Third Party Relations and Research and Development for SCEA from 1996 to 2000.
He has been a core member of the teams that successfully launched all of the PlayStation family of hardware formats and innovative software that have helped expand the market for computer entertainment worldwide.
From 1989 to 1992, Phil served as head of development for Mindscape International and prior to that as a consultant game designer and graphic artist in the UK.