Philippe joined Nord Anglia Education in September 2009, initially as Managing Director of Collège Champittet in Switzerland. Since January 2010, Philippe has led the global Corporate Development function. In his role, he is responsible for growing the family of premium schools, which is done by partnering or acquiring existing schools as well as constructing new campuses.
Philippe was formerly Investment Director with private equity firm Lydian Capital, where he generated and led initiatives in the education, food and leisure sectors. He started his career in Ciba Specialty Chemicals in Switzerland and India and then became a member of the Tetra Laval Group Mergers and Acquisitions team.
Philippe earned an MSc from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and an MBA from the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.