is the BA Company Secretary.

Philip is the third generation of his family to be involved in the bicycle industry. His grandfather started a bicycle factory, Comrade Cycles, between the two world wars that was continued by his father and subsequently became the second largest producer of bicycles in the UK. After selling the bicycle business Philip and his brother John, who is also a past President of the Association, eventually started a bicycle parts business, which they sold to Ralf Bohle GmbH in 1995.

Philip is managing director of Schwalbe UK, distributors of Schwalbe tyres for the UK and Ireland.