About the speaker...
Phil joined National Air Traffic Services (NATS) in 1972 as an Air Traffic Controller, a career spanning almost 40 years serving at seven locations, including London Heathrow, the busiest airport in the world. Phil says “I kept at it until I got it right!”
He has served as a reservist in the R.A.F. as a flying instructor and in Maritime Air Region operations. Phil, involved with airshow organising, continues as an active pilot and can count amongst his flying achievements parachute dropping and flying for the St John’s Ambulance air wing. He is married to Diane, with two sons Matthew and Alex; Matthew is an Airline Pilot and Alex works for Aerospace and Defence firm Cobham plc.
With the dedicated support of Diane, Phil raises money for charity, organising events including a special luncheon at the Bournemouth Air Festival which includes auctioning rare memorabilia including paintings and drawings signed each year by the whole Red Arrows Team
About his talks...
Philip Holt joined the speaking circuit in 1988, since then he has given hundreds of presentations to audiences from twenty to over 1,500, formal and informal, male, female or mixed audiences.
He is proud to be counted amongst the top speakers aboard P&O and Cunard cruise ships where large venues have to be found to accommodate his very popular presentations. Recently he has become a volunteer guide at the RNLI College in Poole as well as an educational lecturer for the Institute. Phil has a talent to inform yet amuse with an easy going style. All presentations are professionally backed by superb graphics, sound bites, videos and photo’s.
His standard talk time as an hour, but can be flexible to meet your requirements.