Phil Jones is managing director of Brother UK, the UK arm of global technology manufacturer Brother. 

Joining the business in 1994 as a fax salesperson, he worked his way up the organisation to the then be appointed as its head in 2013.

With over 25 years sector experience, he appears regularly in the media commentating on issues facing fast-growth SMEs, leadership and creating a high performance workplace culture.

Awarded an MBE in the June 2016 Birthday Honours List for Services to Business, Jones is a fellow of the IoD plus the Association for Professional Sales as well as a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute.