Philip McCourt

Philip McCourt is both a chartered secretary and a solicitor by training and joined local government in 1988. He first became a local authority monitoring officer and member of its senior leadership team in 2000 and has since been a national representative for and a president of his professional association. He has worked for several other authorities and bodies since then, including for the Local Government Association, and more recently in private practice where he operated as a consultant and leading author in his field.