Phillippa Crookes


Phillippa is Director of Business Development at Merryck & Co. She works closely with senior business leaders, key stakeholders and the Faculty at Merryck on a portfolio of accounts to facilitate delivery and ensure that we meet and exceed our current and ever evolving requirements.

Career History

Phillippa has 15 years of experience working within professional services in the Executive Development and Leadership space.  She has a wealth of expertise, working as a trusted adviser to C-suite Executives and Non-Executives, challenging them to use innovative solutions to achieve their strategic business objectives.

Prior to joining Merryck, Phillippa spent 5 years at Criticaleye, a community of C-Suite leaders, managing the relationship with executive level individuals across a diverse portfolio of functions, sectors and business sizes. In this role she chaired panel discussions and strategy sessions for Executive Leadership Teams. She spent much of her earlier career working within Leadership Services business for Penna the HR Consultancy (now owned by Adecco).

Phillippa has a BA (Hons) from the University of Southampton.


In her spare time, Phillippa endeavours to keep fit and enjoys going to the Theatre and travelling around the world.