Phil is currently Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Liverpool University Dental Hospital and he has been an NHS Consultant since 1998. He has been actively involved in teaching, research and clinical service, and is lead clinician for restorative care of CLP patients in Liverpool and North West (West) Region. He has also gained experience in managing clefts from time spent at Oslo. He has published widely including authoring/co-author of 3 textbooks and has been supervisor, mentor and advisor for a number of postgraduate students and trainees. He is a reviewer for Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Dentistry, British Dental Journal, Dental Materials, Journal of The European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry, and Dental Update. He is also part of a team from Liverpool that has been commended in the recent Medical Futures Innovation awards and is currently President of the British Society of Prosthodontics.