Wed, 1st February 2023 07:30 – 09:30 - Sophia Gardens, SSE Stadium
Steve Phillips is chief executive of the Welsh Rugby Union, a £100m business that is also the governing body for rugby in Wales from the professional to the community game.
Steve, originally from the Amman Valley, took up his role as chief executive – initially in an interim capacity – in 2020. He first joined the WRU as finance director back in 2007. He trained with KPMG and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1989. He was previously finance director at the Tedcastle UK Group before joining airports group TBI – whose interests included Cardiff Airport as financial controller before becoming finance director. He played rugby for Amman Valley Comprehensive School, Imperial College London, University of London and Amman United, where he captained the first XV.