Philip qualified from Cambridge University in 2003 and worked initially in mixed/equine practice in Norfolk and Dorset. He then joined in (2006-2009) the team at Equine Referral Hospital at the Royal Veterinary College as Senior Clinical Training Scholar in Equine Medicine and Equine Infectious Disease where he gained his RCVS certificate in equine internal medicine (2008). In 2011 he gained by examination the European Diploma in Equine Internal Medicine (DipECEIM) and became a European Specialist in Equine in Internal Medicine. In 2016, he became a RCVS specialist in Equine Medicine. He is director of Buckingham Equine Vets and part of their ambulatory team. He has a specialist interest in equine internal medicine, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and oncology. He acts as a medicine consultant within the practice and heads up Buckingham Equine Medicine Referrals. He has lectured on infectious diseases in the UK and aboard. He has published on equine infectious diseases and written several chapters in veterinary text books.