Phillip is a registered Medical Laboratory Scientist and holds a Master’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science from Auckland University of Technology. He has over 19 years’ experience in the clinical laboratory space and has special interest in the operationalisation of complex research & diagnostic support structures and clinical cancer genomics. In 2016 he was appointed Regional Manager of Te Ira Kawai – The Auckland Regional Tissue Bank. Phillip is primarily responsible for the overall operation the Regional Tissue Bank encompassing 3 collection sites and The University Auckland cryogenic and cold storage hub. He is excited to contribute, and represent New Zealand, to the ABNA committee.