Phil Diver, CEO of CTC

In this episode, we explore Phil’s career and how he came became CEO of the Construction Training Centre.

Phil was a fantastic guest, where we explored his thoughts on what is missing in the world of management, how he turns off and enjoys his weekends, and ways in which you can build your influence as you ascend through your career.

A deep thinker, and a self described ‘scatter brain’, there is something anyone can learn from listening to Phil speak about his experiences.

This episode is Co-Hosted by BRISCA Managing Director Sumith Dissanayake, and Amanda Campbell.

2:05 Can you tell us a little bit about CTC?

6:35 How did you become a CEO?

9:35 Have you found you have had to change and evolve as you progress through your career?

11:05 How has doing a range of roles throughout your career helped you?

15:15 Do you encourage your teams to continuously learn?

20:10 How are you wanting CTC to look in 5 years time?

23:35 How do you balance your work and life?

26:35 Why do you blog?

30:30 If you look back to where you came from, does it shock you?

37:15 What advice would you give to finance professionals looking to advance their career to a leadership position?

42:25 Who do you go to for feedback?

47:00 What are you excited about as you look forward?


Where to find CTC:

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Where to find Phil Diver:

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Random Conversations with Phil Podcast (

Burning Management Blog (


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