Phil Davis

Research Consultant


Phil Davis is a successful international business executive who has been temporarily brought out of retirement by McAllister Olivarius to operate as a research consultant. He brings to the firm more than 30 years of experience gained in international business, focused heavily on research. His career accomplishments include the leadership of multi-million commercial enterprises in Europe, North America and Africa and corporate directorships in North and South America, Africa and Europe. As head of Sumitomo Chemical’s global malaria control work, he was directly responsible for planning and executing a successful business strategy that saved millions of lives.

Phil entered business management through communications and marketing, which in the 1980’s included successfully leading the European aerosol industry (as president of its trade association) out of the major, multi-year public relations crisis resulting from the widespread use of fluorocarbons which depleted ozone levels. In recent years, Phil has developed a keen personal interest in biographical research, including geneaology and local history, where his curiosity and organisational skills have combined to unearth numerous discoveries.