Philip is Business Development Manager at CSIT, the Centre for Secure Information Technologies at Queens University Belfast. Philip has over 20 years’ experience building collaborative relationships with clients and partners in the IT and security domains, including product and solution development, software licensing, consultancy, business development and marketing. Philip previously held technical and business development roles at Singularity, AePONA, APiON and Aldiscon, where he was involved in bringing new products to market, expanding market presence for existing solutions, and driving significant company growth. He has also managed relationships with blue chip clients including JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Ericsson, Nokia, Orange and France Telecom. Philip holds a Masters in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering from Queens University, and a Masters in Computer Science from Queens University in collaboration with the University of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria.