Phil is new in his role as CEO at USA Fencing. Prior to this, he was the CEO at USA Weightlifting. Phil transformed the sport’s governance and reputation beyond recognition, attracting record participation levels and sponsorship, before taking on an interim leadership role of the IWF (International Weightlifting Federation) and PAWF (Pan American Weightlifting Federation) during crisis years. Born and raised in England before moving to the U.S., Phil has a global perspective and a vast array of experience in sport and business. He has worked in professional ice hockey for British Champions Coventry Blaze; the FTSE 250 student hospitality business Unite Group PLC; and David Lloyd Leisure.