Eastern Edge Ltd
Philip Watkins is the Director of Eastern Edge Ltd, an energy sector consultancy involved in the development of the Round 3, East Anglia Zone, including supply chain engagement and skills development activity. Philip is well known as a strong advocate promoting the East of England Energy Coast opportunities. He joined a Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex delegation to China and supported reciprocal inward investment enquiries.
Philip is an active member of EEEGR currently chairing the Skills for Energy ‘Military in the Industry Network’ taskforce and supporting a membership drive in Essex.
Philip is a post-graduate executive and an experienced Board Director. He has both strategic and operational experience having previously served in the British Army, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the United Nations. He was awarded an MBE for humanitarian services during the war in Bosnia.
Philip is a Governor at Colchester Royal Grammar School and a mentor at Tendring Technical College. He is married with three children and lives in Essex.