Phil Smith

Phil is Director General of ISBA, the voice of British advertisers. His broad marketing and general management career spans packaged goods, grocery retail, consultancy and marketing technology start-ups. He spent 10 years at Kraft, latterly as Vice President, Strategy for Western Europe. He was Marketing & Trading Director for Kwiksave before joining the board of Somerfield as Group Marketing Director. He joined Camelot, the National Lottery operator in 2002, becoming Commercial and Operations Director before being appointed Managing Director of Musgrave GB in 2007. He was Commercial Director for the 1,000 boat Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant in 2012. Phil has also worked on a number of early stage and start-up digital businesses, most recently with Ecrebo, the Point of Sale marketing specialist. He has a degree in Classics from Jesus College, Oxford and is married with five children.