Philip co-founded Navigator Consulting Group in 1995 and has led the company since then.
Philip has extensive experience in investment advisory and post-investment enterprise restructuring in Europe and the former Soviet Union since 1992. He specialises in commercial due diligence, vendor due diligence, financial forecasting, business planning and risk analysis across multiple sectors and industries. He works with institutional investors, family offices, sovereign wealth funds and other investors to identify, structure and executive transactions. Since founding Navigator, he has led or participated in over 170 projects, delivering over EUR 6 billion in invested resources.
In addition to classical investment advisory, Philip has been working in investment advisory and consultancy services for the tech sector since 1996. In this capacity, he has advised start-ups, established firms and investors on areas such as due diligence for tech start-ups, online business development and expansion, technology adaptation and migration and digital disruption.
This led to the foundation of the Navigator Entrepreneurship Charter in 2010. The Entrepreneurship Charter is a commitment to support 1 start-up or social entrepreneur between 2010 and 2020. In this capacity, Philip acts as an early-stage angel investor, director and business mentor for tech start-ups and initiatives. He is
- Co-founder and managing partner of ECN Business Intelligence
- Founder of the Athens Investment Summit and several related events
- Founder of Business Cluster Network
- Co-founder of the Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
- Co-founder of Socama, a digital finance company
- Investor in atalook, enovation, Zap!, MICE & More, Numenor and other firms
Philip is an avid futurist, scenario planner and news addict. He travels over 180 days per year. His personal interests include sailing, travel and classical history.
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