Philip King FCICM

Philip has been the Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM), the largest recognised professional body in the world for the credit management community, since 2006. Prior to that, he had 26 years practical experience in trade, consumer, and international credit management.

He is widely recognised in the UK and internationally as an expert and speaker on good business practice and, in particular cash-flow and credit management for businesses of all sizes. Philip is the author of the Managing Cashflow Guides which were produced for the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and of which there have now been over 580,000 downloads.

In addition to leading the Chartered Institute of Credit Management in its work to raise the profile and professionalism of credit management, Philip sits on a number of industry and UK government-led bodies including co-chairing the Prompt Payment Code Advisory Board.

The Chartered Institute of Credit Management is at the forefront of developing its members in all roles that sit within the credit management lifecycle providing ongoing support, qualifications, and access to a wide range of resources. CICM also administers the Prompt Payment Code for BEIS, and works closely with it in supporting the development of late payment and enterprise policy.