Phil is Ofqual’s Associate Director for Design and Development of Vocational and Technical Qualifications. His team shapes approaches that promote standards, providing assurance about qualifications before and during delivery, with a particular emphasis recently on VTQ reform. Prior to this, he led a range of Ofqual programmes relating to different aspects of GCSE and A level reform. Phil has worked for Ofqual since it was established and also worked for its predecessor. His previous roles have focused on qualification standards, comparability and delivery, across the whole span of regulated qualifications.