Phil Birchenall

Phil is the founder of Diagonal Thinking, a smart consultancy service for people in the creative, digital and media industries. Previously, he was Managing Director of an international media consultancy, working with some of the biggest brands in television. Phil also worked at Manchester’s pioneering CIDS (Creative Industries Development Service). In his role as Service Manager he supported a wide portfolio of creative, digital and media businesses, helping them to focus on their growth, whilst also creating industry-wide initiatives.