Philip King

Philip King

Company: Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM)

Job title: Chief executive

Bio:

Philip has been Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM), the largest recognised professional body in the world for the credit management community, since 2006. Prior to taking up post at the CICM, he had 26 years practical experience in consumer, commercial, and international credit management, including 10 years at Vodafone. He is the author of the Managing Cashflow Guides which were written for the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) in 2008 and of which there have now been over 580,000 downloads. Other more recent activity with government and BEIS has included sitting on the Cabinet Office Debt Expert Panel, and the hosting and administration of the Prompt Payment Code. Philip sits on a number of industry and government-led bodies, is regularly quoted – and is widely recognised in the UK and internationally – as an expert speaker on good business practice and the importance of cashflow and credit management for businesses of all sizes.