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Rhys Phillip

Rhys Phillip

Rhys Phillip

Chief Commercial Officer

Rhys joined IHS from Ernst & Young LLP, where he was Global Head of Transaction Services for the Telecommunications Sector.  Rhys was an advisor to numerous tower businesses on many of the African transactions since 2007 – particularly focusing on deals in Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.

He led cross-border transactions for leading operators, infrastructure businesses, financial investors and Managed Service Providers.  Prior to Ernst & Young, Rhys led M&A transactions in house for Vodafone and BT Group, and spent a number of years in Investment Banking in the UK and Europe.  Rhys qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse Coopers, following a Law degree from Cambridge University.