Phil joined CMM (or JAC as we were called then) in Oct 2002 on a 3-month contract as a temporary file builder to work on a drug file build – nearly 20 years later he’s still with us (although not still on the same 3-month contract). He is now the Service Desk Manager at CMM.
Phil worked through a series of careers in his younger years – Coffee roaster, Window fitter, Fork-lift truck driver, Barman, Network Manager, etc., but finally found his calling in Customer Services.
He is married to Claire – they were introduced by a mutual friend, got engaged at the centre of the hedge maze in Longleat and were married by the Captain on a cruise to Norway in 2013.
He loves games, and either writing or participating in quizzes; and has held several quiz evenings in the CMM office. Phil and Claire often complete quiz trails around London, discovering new areas of London to explore.
He also enjoys escape rooms, and is good friends with owners of The Panic Room, who have rooms in Gravesend, Harlow and Niagara Falls, NY – Phil is a regular tester for new rooms. Along with his wife and close friends, he has completed over 50 different escape rooms in the UK, Europe, Canada and the USA. He’s was even interviewed for a section on the One Show, talking about escape rooms.
Phil enjoys travelling and planning road trips (having completed two epic trips from New York to Orlando and Chicago to Boston). He is keen on most sports including skiing, SUP, he owns a Sjoelen/Sjoebak board (Dutch shuffleboard game), plays football, golf, badminton and pool, to name a few.