From 2001 to March 2016, Phil George was founder and Creative Director of the television production company Green Bay Media which specialises in high-end documentary projects for broadcasters in Wales, the UK networks and internationally. The company won numerous awards at BAFTA and the Celtic Film and Television Festival.
Previously, Phil was Head of Arts Music and Features at BBC Wales and an award-winning executive producer. He edited and produced more than 40 arts documentaries for The Slate and Statements strands.
In 2007, Phil was appointed Founding Chair of National Theatre Wales which has made extraordinary work in locations and communities all across Wales and internationally. NTW’s groundbreaking productions include The Passion, a 72-hour event in Port Talbot starring Michael Sheen.
A proud son of the Rhondda Valley, Phil was educated there and at Christ Church Oxford. He has an honorary doctorate from the University of South Wales and in 2011 received the Inspire Wales award. Phil has also been made an Honorary Fellow at Cardiff University this year.