Philip Watson

Philip Watson

Associate Vice-President (Australia & NZ) Development

Executive Management Group

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +61 (2) 9977 0333

Adv. MBA (UTS), BBASM (Macq), ADE (ICMS)

Philip is the Associate Vice President of Domestic Development (Australia and New Zealand) at the International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) and Aspire Institute.

Philip brings a wealth of knowledge from both domestic and international spheres from his time working at Football Federation Australia. Amongst other key roles, he has held positions within the management team of the Men’s national team (Socceroos), worked with internationally renowned teams such as Manchester United when they toured Australia in 2013 and in the Operations & Events department which ran national competitions such as the Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League.

Philip has ventured into Asia in his key role as match day coordinator for the Asian Champions League and was responsible for the smooth operations of matches that were broadcast to over 1 billion people globally.

A proud moment was his key involvement in FFA Cup Major Project Group, responsible for the creation, development and initial implementation of the national competition.

In 2016 he returned to ICMS to head up the domestic development department. The past 5 years have seen a transformation of the department and he is proud to be a member of the executive team.

Philip holds an Associate Degree in Sports Management from ICMS (2010); a Bachelor of Business Administration (Sports Management) from Macquarie University (2011) and an Advanced Master of Business Administration from the University of Technology Sydney (2019).