Philip Robinson

Philip is the Managing Director of Possum, whose mission is to harness modern technology to empower people with disabilities and increase their independence. This vision is achieved by two means: through a business, Possum Limited, and a charity, the Possum Trust.

He joined Possum as MD in 1994 and whilst retaining a clear focus on the National Health Service has led the diversification of the company into Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), Telecare and exports markets.Prior to joining Possum Philip had a successful career in financial management and business development in a diverse range of industries including prosthetic limbs, biotechnology and computer software. Philip holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Warwick Business School and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Philip lists his interests as family life, boating and keeping fit. In 2008 he completed a sponsored bicycle ride from London to Paris with a team from Possum which raised £50,000 for charity.

In his ‘spare’ time he is Chair of Governors at his local secondary school.

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