Phil Gripton

Consultant and Trustee

Phil is Pollitt & Partners Consultant and Trustee and brings with him a host of experience.

With over 30 years of experience working in commercial and leadership roles in the B2B IT/technology, software, telecoms and creative marketing industries with both listed corporate and private companies such as Fujitsu, PTC, Energis, Cable & Wireless, bigmouthmedia, Digitas/LBi, Cupid plc and First Utility.

Throughout his career Phil has been part of a number of mergers and takeovers, led three exits and also acquired a business. Gained significant CEO experience with an AIM listed digital pureplay and am an alumnus of The Windsor Leadership Trust (CEO Programme).
He’s led and optimised businesses; both agency and client side which allows him to bring a unique perspective from being provider, seller, and buyer of a wide range of creative, tech and digital services.

His focus now is working with CEO’s, senior leadership teams and shareholders to help them diagnose and identify their challenges and limiting factors, plan for growth and then support them to achieve their objectives.

Based in Edinburgh, married to Lindsay and has two sons Joseph and Angus who take up a good deal of Phil’s spare time and being a proud Geordie and Newcastle United fan and becoming ever more optimistic about their chances of winning something silver!