This is a headshot of a man who is looking at the camera. He has dark hair that is short, he has white skin and wears glasses. He is wearing a checked shirt and has a navy jacket over the top.

Phillip Boyes – Board Member.

I am a Senior Project Manager for a global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets, based in their Leeds office. I am a Chartered Civil Engineer with experience in the delivery and management of infrastructure projects including water, flood defence, coastal, highways and rail. I am a Fellow of The Institution of Civil Engineers and have a passion for realising the potential in others.   



What expertise do you bring to the board?

Project management and delivery to deadlines 

Risk Management

Governance / compliance requirements 

Contract Management 

What excites you about IOU – why are you a board member?

I became a board member during 2019 and wanted to develop by strategic leadership skills and gain experience in the charity / not for profit sector. IOU provided this opportunity and at the same time broaden my horizons and develop my creative skills.

Tell us about a cultural experience, past or present that has inspired you the most.

I am part of my Employer’s EDI network with a focus on disability and ensuring everyone has the opportunity to show their potential.