Phil Jones

Manchester, United Kingdom

My Biog
Managing Director 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. Business has a nine-figure a year annual turnover.

One of the UK's most accomplished business speakers. Speak around leadership, organisational development and potential based thinking (what I call UP!). Regular industry commentator and contributor to the media.

Media Commentary Topics

-Evolving from Manager to Leader

-How to work your way up an organisation.

-Becoming a Times Top 100 and Investors In People Gold Workplace

-Evolving your Established Workplace into a Modern Workplace

-Millennials in the Workplace and Attracting Talent

-Benefits of Meditation and Mindfulness for Leaders

-Why road cycling is popular with Business Leaders

-The role of Psychology and Neuroscience in the Workplace

Fellow of the Institute of Directors (July 2015).The highest level of membership of the Institute, awarded to recognise a significant impact to Business and Leadership.

Board member of the Greater Manchester Strategic Advisory Board. Reporting to the Local Enterprise Partnership advising on entrepreneurship and conditions for business growth in the region.

President Forever Manchester Community Foundation. Appointed in July 2014 to be the champion of the charity, and to evangelise about their work to businesses in Greater Manchester and Nationally.

Institute of Directors Director of the Year for Manchester (2011) and the North West of England (2011).Shortlisted for UK Director of the Year (2011).

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.

Recently recognised in the following lists.....

  • Britain Means Business Top 100
  • Insider NW Magazine Power 100
  • Manufacturing Magazine Top 100

Also write a couple of blogs, links you can view below.

Thanks for stopping by, see you out there!