Philip Songhurst is a Director in Control Risks and responsible for leading risk, resilience and security consulting across Europe, Middle East, and Africa. In this role he advises multinationals and government organisations on strategic risk, governance, resilience, and transformational change. A continued area of focus for Philip is the organisational risk and opportunities brought about by digitization, data analytics and technological change.
Recent tasks that Philip has worked on include:
Before joining Control Risks, Philip led the Strategic Risk Consulting practice at Aon, where he advised global multinationals on enterprise risk, resilience, cyber risk, and risk financing. He was also previously a Senior Manager in EY’s performance improvement business where he led complex strategic transformation projects in the energy, utility, infrastructure, and construction sectors.
Philip has held other senior roles in other high-performance environments previously at Worley, a global engineering, procurement and construction management company. He started his career as an Officer in the British Army and Air Corps helicopter pilot.
Educated with an Executive MBA from the Haskayne School of Business and a BSc from the University of St. Andrews, he is a professionally trained risk facilitator, project (PMI) and programme manager (MSP). He also recently completed the Oxford Said Business School Artificial Intelligence Program.