Phil joined the trust in 2020 to continue the Salmon Habitat Restoration Project. When the project finished in May 2021 Phil moved into a new role focusing on habitat restoration and climate change resilience works.
Phil is originally from Lancashire. After gaining an MSc in Conservation Biology Phil moved to Inverness working for the RSPB, SNH and for a survey company undertaking ornithological surveys throughout the Highlands.
Phil moved to Dumfries and Galloway with his partner and young daughter in 2019 and joined the trust in 2020 to continue the Salmon Habitat Restoration Project. In his spare time Phil enjoys reading, hill walking and wild camping when he gets the chance.