Phil worked for BT for almost 43 years before retiring in June 2013 at the age of 60. He has been happily married to Jan since 1974, and they have 2 sons (married to lovely Christian wives), and 5 grandchildren. Phil is chairman of Suffolk Christian Camps which are held in the grounds of Sizewell Hall, and is an elder at West Road Church, where he & Jan regularly run marriage courses. He enjoys walking (which he has been doing since the age of 13 months!), playing tennis, and circuit training. He became a trustee in 2014.