Phil Wheeliker is a South Yorkshireman by birth and is a former RAF Officer who gained active service experience during the Falklands and the First Gulf War. Subsequently he spent many years within a variety of industries, gaining executive experience in general management, training provision and in business rescue and transformation. Phil currently runs a thriving international business, based in Wakefield, specialising in management training, corporate and individual performance coaching and in mental health. He is a visiting lecturer for Rolls Royce in the UK and both OPEC in the Far East and the Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation in the Middle East.

Having left school himself at 16 to undertake a Factory Administration Apprenticeship, Phil is keen to ensure that our pupils get the best start in life.

He has an MBA and holds both an MA and Doctorate in Psychotherapy.  He is also Chair for South Pennine Academies.