Phil Lowthian

Phil is the Jobcentre Plus District Manager for Greater Manchester Central and Cheshire. A “born and bred” Mancunian, Phil is proud to lead over 1300 staff across a  network of 26 Jobcentres. A part-trained accountant and Politics graduate, Phil has over 30 years experience of working in the fields of employment and skills, national and regional policy, and support service roles, but mainly in operational management across the North West.

Phil is married, has two “grown-up” children and lives in Rochdale.

Phil was delighted to accept the invitation from Kate Green MP to join the Commission. He has a career-long interest in ensuring welfare and work to support people to transform their lives and that of their families.