Phil Lewis

Speaker, Author, Mentor, and Founder of Corporate Punk


Phil Lewis is an award-winning strategist, speaker, author, mentor and business leader. His work transforms the fortunes of organisations around the world.

Phil is an expert on how to build impact cultures: harnessing energy within organisations to deliver both creative innovation and commercial performance. He’s been doing it internationally for over 20 years, in both creative agencies and management consultancies.

Phil’s firm, Corporate Punk, designs highly innovative culture change programmes, helping organisations of all sizes create their perfect conditions for innovation and growth.

He and his team have made a lasting impact on global businesses including Sony Music, the BBC, Adidas, River Island and Thomas Cook, as well as PE- and VC-backed high-growth firms in categories such as life sciences, fintech and healthcare.

Whether one-to-one or working with Boards, Phil’s style is punchy, engaging and bullshit free.

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His mentorship and advisory work is also uniquely effective. Whether he’s supporting senior teams on culture change or commercial direction, Phil can translate complex concepts around issues of growth, leadership, organisational design, operational processes, management habits, and the politics of work. He shapes those insights into valuable, applicable principles and practical strategies that have wide-ranging impacts on revenue performance.

In 2017, Phil published Creativity Is Power, a manifesto for organisational change. Creativity Is Power is a practical handbook for business leaders on how to drive innovation, happiness and business growth.​ The manifesto is also available as a film.

Phil is also an in-demand speaker to C-Suite audiences around the world. He is a strategic advisor to various leading educational organisations and also works with post-graduates to help them master contemporary business management.

This breadth of experience gives Phil unique insight into the wants and needs of knowledge economy businesses all over the world. He is able to adapt his style and content to a wide range of cultures, industries, and sizes of businesses.

Across all his activities, Phil sparks debate, inspires new ways of thinking, and helps leaders with the important business of practical change.