Phil is currently Winthrop Professor of Accounting and Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning at the University of Western Australia Business School. He is also Chair of the Australian Business Deans Council Teaching and Learning Network.
In 2010, Phil was Chair of the Accounting Learning Outcomes working party that developed threshold learning outcomes for Bachelor and Master degrees in Accounting. He has published widely in accounting and accounting education journals, and is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Accounting Education.
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, CPA Australia, and the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand, Phil is also a member of a number of state and national committees for both professional accounting bodies. In 2006, he received a national Carrick Institute citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.