Philip graduated from the University of Natal in 1995. He moved to Cape Town and began working for Stefan Antoni Architects in that same year. His leadership qualities were soon recognised and by 1998 he was an Associate. In May 2002, he was made partner. Philip is undoubtedly one of the most energetic people in the office. His organisational skills, combined with his diligence, exceptional design and management abilities, allow him to play a key role in the running of SAOTA, contributing greatly to its success.