Philip

Philip Walker

Advisor

“When you’re running a business, candid conversations that deal with tricky issues can be the most difficult, but also the most productive and rewarding.”

Philip knows retail well. He started out at Clarks, where he ran the buying team for women’s shoes in the UK. Then he worked at PwC before becoming MD of Neals Yard Remedies. Now a management consultant, Philip works with lots of consumer businesses, and as a psychotherapist he is trained to have open and honest conversations.

Philip also specialises in
Linking numbers to operations / business plans
Consumer / retail markets
Change management
Psychotherapy (and having open conversations)

Who Philip’s worked with
Philip knows your shopping basket better than you do: his clients included Tesco, Sainsburys and Ahold (one of the world’s largest food retail groups and e-commerce specialists).

Philip’s advice
“When you’re running a business, candid conversations that deal with tricky issues can be the most difficult, but also the most productive and rewarding.”

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