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Phillip Speed

Business Development Director

Phillip joined Nucleus in 2016 as one of our Business Development Directors, working nationwide to build on our offering to the Education and Public sectors. After completing a post graduate degree in education in 2009, Phillip worked in further education management at Northbrook College for seven years. During this time, he launched an Environmental Technologies Campus and built up the College’s employability provision to become one of the largest providers in the South East. Phillip was also responsible for securing bids and managing European Social Fund contracts.

Phillip spent his formative years in banking and commercial finance, gaining a broad range of experience at HSBC, ABN Amro and the Bank of Scotland. This experience enables him to combine both his education management and financial acumen to ensure that solutions are mobilised to meet the unique funding needs of educational institutions, independent training companies and employability providers.

Phillip has achieved a diploma in Management, a first-class degree in Humanities and a secondary teaching qualification.
He spends his spare time sea fishing, watching football and boxing, and is an avid reader.

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