Mr Phillips is an experienced project manager, commercial manager and company director with over 25 years of global metals and mining sector experience. As Talga’s European CEO, Mr Phillips oversees the establishment of the company’s vertically integrated, low-emission battery and advanced material production. This encompasses mine and production plant development in northern Sweden, pilot processing operations in Germany and product R&D in Cambridge, UK.
Building on an early career that included engineering roles in battery recycling programs and smelting innovations at MIM’s Australian and UK operations, Mr Phillips constructed and managed operations and implemented growth strategies for offshore smelting businesses.
Mr Phillips holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours) and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment. He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and he holds a Confederation of British Industry (C.B.I.) Engineering Award