Philip is a French-British citizen born in Chile. He has 30 years of diving experience around the world and 15 years ago he started underwater photography and filmmaking professionally. He has documented most marine animals on the planet, from the Blue whale, the great white shark and saltwater crocodiles, to the smallest critters.
Before turning to photography, filmmaking and ocean conservation, Philip ran multiple businesses around the world for Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, DRKW and other global institutions.
In 2018 he published Call of the Blue, a large coffee table photography book with outstanding marine scientific and conservation contributions. By late 2020, Philip completed the award-winning cetacean documentary OCEAN SOULS and in December 2022 OCEAN SOULS 'BEHIND THE SCENES' was released as a free to view documentary.
'COLLISION' was also completed towards the end of 2022. This feature documentary powerfully presents how a worldwide increase in shipping traffic is threatening our oceans, its inhabitants and the planet. It focuses on the grossly under-reported issue of fatal ship strikes on whales, a threat which is endangering their very existence.
In addition, Philip is, at present, directing and producing 'RED. A Sea Worth Protecting.' The film focuses on the IUCN Red List and the amazing efforts of the scientists and conservationists working tirelessly to defend endangered species including the Dugong, turtles and sharks.
For 2023, Philip is also working on releasing some short documentaries focusing on the Southern Right Whale as well as producing a mini series about conservation issues in even the most remote places on earth.
Philip is a firm believer in spreading awareness about the critical danger faced by many of the ocean’s creatures. His conservation work has one goal – to empower and inspire people to make a difference where it matters. He believes that only by possessing the correct knowledge can people understand, care and most importantly protect.