Phil Jones

My Biog

Head of the UK arm of multi-national Information + Communication Technology brand Brother. Worked my way up from a fax salesman to MD over a 20 year career with the business.

Board member to the strategic advisory board reporting to the Local Enterprise Partnership advising on entrepreneurship and conditions for business growth in the region.

Accomplished public speaker. Regularly speak around leadership, organisational development and potential based thinking (what I call UP!). Regular industry commentator and contributor to the media.

President Forever Manchester Community Foundation. Appointed in July 2014 to be the champion of the charity and their work to the business community in Greater Manchester.

Former Institute of Directors Director of the Year for Manchester and the North West of England (2010/11), also shortlisted for UK Director of the Year. Awarded a 'Legend of Industry Award' by Variety for contribution to business in 2013.

Former Vice-President of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce with a huge interest in seeing small and medium enterprises prosper.

Write a couple of blogs, links you can view below.