Phil Cliffe

Advisory Partner

Phil has extensive asset management experience gained working for a major international corporation, a prestigious global management consultancy and numerous smaller enterprises over a 35 year career. And a track record of delivery in these various settings.

During his 22 year corporate career in Royal Dutch Shell Phil held a range of technical, commercial and health/safety related leadership roles in the upstream sector. He gained expertise in the leadership of Capital Projects, Asset Management, Supply Chain, Non-Operated Ventures and Commercial. He is a strong, visible and impactful HSE leader with a proven track record in driving improved safety culture and performance in high risk operational environments. He has worked in UK, Europe, Middle East, Far East and Africa.

Over the last 13 years, Phil has run has own independent consulting business providing performance management, performance improvement, due diligence, strategy and culture change in high risk sectors. Clients include OGA (now NTSA, the UK Upstream Regulator), Jersey Government and BG Group. He is a Senior Advisor at Bain & Company, an Assessor at Building A Safer Future and a High Risk Reviewer at the Infrastructure Project Authority (Cabinet Office, UK Government). In addition he is a Non-Executive Director at Recorra Ltd.
Phil holds a BSc(Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Southampton University, is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineering and a Member of the Institute of Directors.
Sector experience: Upstream Energy, Construction, Health and Safety, UK Regulatory

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