Phil Vickers, the Director of HR at Charles Tyrwhitt for over six years, has been a driving force in shaping a workplace culture rooted in transparency and open communication.
As a crucial member of the operating board, he strategically builds an environment where employees thrive, achieving a delicate balance between challenge and support. Phil’s leadership has resulted in notable achievements, including comprehensive HR restructuring, an outstanding employee engagement survey, and a robust CSR strategy emphasising diversity and inclusion. With a background in operational and senior HR roles at organisations like John Lewis Partnership, Phil brings expertise in strategic human resource planning, talent management, and organisational effectiveness.
His roles at Charles Tyrwhitt and John Lewis reflect a consistent commitment to impactful initiatives, contributing to positive workplace cultures. Holding a Bachelor of Arts Honors degree in Finance and Business Economics from Newcastle University and certified as a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (MCIPD), Philip combines academic excellence with practical expertise. His focus on recognition and appreciation, exemplified through initiatives like the “Celebration Station” and “The Tick from Nick,” underscores his dedication to fostering a supportive and appreciative work environment.
Beyond his professional contributions, he actively engages in industry discussions, showcasing a commitment to driving positive change and creating inclusive environments.