Philip Chandler

Philip Floyd Chandler is an experienced Human Resource Management Practitioner and People & Organizational Development Consultant. His area of practice includes the disciplines of Human Resource Development, Human Resources and Talent Management, Performance Management, Supervisory Management, Customer Service Management, Corporate Policy and Communications Systems – among others. His professional career spans the hospitality industry, financial services, the petroleum industry, media and communications and higher education. He currently heads the HR function at the Armstrong Group (Armstrong Agencies Ltd.) as its Group Human Resource Manager.

Mr. Chandler currently facilitates various interventions for a cross-section of corporate clients and educational institutions, and regularly serves as lead facilitator for the Introduction to Professional Life Workshop with the UWI Office of Student Corporate & Alumni Relations (OSCAR) – a collaborative project with CIBC First Caribbean International Bank. In addition to being an adjunct faculty member with the University of the West Indies (Cave Hill & Open Campuses), the Barbados Community College – Hospitality Institute and Industry Services Unit, he enjoys volunteer work and previously served as Public Relations Officer, Vice President and President of the UWI Alumni Association (Barbados Chapter).

Mr. Chandler graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) degree in History & Management from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus; a Master of Science degree in Training & Human Resource Management from the University of Leicester, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Management Education from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom. He received his Instructor/Facilitator Professional Certification from Langevin Learning Services in Chicago, and also holds the designations Certified Hospitality Department Trainer (CHDT), the Certified Human Resource Executive (CHRE) from the American Hotel & Lodging and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD), United Kingdom. He is currently a Doctoral candidate.