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    In the Driving Seat: Phil Hodson, Co-Founder and MD, Kensington Consulting

    When not in the office, Phil Hodson, Co-Founder and MD, Kensington Consulting, can be found walking his two labradors around the region…

    Phillip (Phil) Hodson

    Kensington Automotive – a division of Kensington Consulting Ltd.

    Co-Founder and MD

    Apart from that
    REC Audited status & Jobsite National Recruitment Award Winner.

    Association with NAA
    Members since 2014 – we find the site meetings really interesting and generally members are always keen to collaborate.

    Why did you join the NAA?
    Most of our team have worked in automotive and/or manufacturing at some point, so we love nothing more than visiting sites and looking at processes/products. Our Head of Automotive is a real petrol head (with silent passion for EV) and an automotive fanatic.

    Snowboarding, hill walking, cycling, HIT training, running, watching my son’s rugby team – Leyland Warriors, and walking my two labradors anywhere and everywhere.

    Favourite football team~
    Manchester United

    Musical performer
    Bob Marley

    Anything Quentin Tarantino and Where Eagles Dare

    Jason Morgan’s “A dog called hope” – if you like inspirational stories that involve dogs this is a real winner. Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits & The Chimp Paradox Dr Steve Peters – training my chimp is a continuously challenging exercise.

    Best motoring moment
    Driving down the PCH visiting Monterey, Carmel, Santa Barbara, Pismo Beach, Malibu, Santa Monica, Venice and Muscle Beach.

    Best business advice you’ve ever received?
    There is no education like adversity.

    European Regional Development Fund Northern Powerhouse
    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham