Philip is an accomplished senior executive with over 30 years’ experience in both Financial and Management positions providing fiscal, strategic and operational leadership in unique and challenging industries. Philip’s most recent experience is in the Engineering and Metal Processing Industry for Laser Central where he played an instrumental role in driving the business forward in an unpredictable and challenging environment. Philip’s skill and knowledge has been gained from being involved in both turnaround (consolidate and bringing back to safe ground) and fast, high-paced growing organisations.
Prior to working in the heavy industries, Philip’s previous experience included financial positions in companies such as KPMG and Private Accounting firms. Philip is a qualified CPA and Fellow member of FINSIA (Formerly Securities Institute of Australia).
Philip is a high trust, highly dependable results-oriented leader with a strong track record in driving teams and organisational improvements and implementation of best practices. Philip’s passionate interpersonal skills and excellent reputation and connections makes him a valuable leader for any organisation.
September 2013 - Current
COO and CFO responsibilities within the organisation overseeing all operations including Sales, Production and Finance
Laser Central is a privately owned Australian metal processing company firm founded in 1998. The Company operates in the B2B market where focus on DIFOT and lead time is critical. The Company has established markets in Queensland and NSW, with recent sales strategies allowing expansion into Tasmania and Victoria. The Company manufactures precision products for a wide range of clients. The client base includes industries such as mining, transport, recreational vehicles, general fabrication and product recycling.
February 1992 - June 2013 (21 Years, 5 Months)
1992-2006: CFO/Finance Director
Kador Engineering is a privately owned Australian engineering firm founded in 1972. The Company developed markets in Queensland, NSW and South Australia. The Company manufactured quality engineered products for Australia's largest resource and energy companies including BHP Billiton, Santos, Xstrata and Rio Tinto. Kador also manufactured products for Terex Lifting, Bucyrus Australia, Hastings Deering, Westrac, Komatsu and Hitachi as well as the Queensland Government.
February 1987 - February 1992 (5 Years, 1 Month)
January 1986 - February 1987 (1 Year, 1 Month)
March 1983 - December 1985 (2 Years, 10 Months)
September 1979 - March 1983 (3 Years, 7 Months)