Philip Everett

Director of the Built Environment

City Corporation

Philip is a chartered civil engineer who began his working career with a civil engineering contractor, and then moved to local government where he has worked for 36 years.

In 2002 he was appointed the Director of Technical Services and was responsible for projects like the construction of a City Academy at Southwark and the move of Temple Bar back to the City, as well as managing Tower Bridge. In 2005 the department was merged with the Department of Environmental Services, and Philip then also became responsible for such diverse services as the City of London Cemetery, the Animal Reception Centre, and the Port Health Service. As a result of further departmental integration, in 2011, Philip became the Director of the Department of the Built Environment, covering Planning, Building Control, Highways and Cleansing.

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