Phil Loyden

Consultant - ICT

phil-loyden-detailNicknames: Pippy, Lip

How would you summarize what you do at Kinexus in one paragraph?
I work within the ICT Team at Kinexus where I am responsible for placing Security Cleared ICT professionals into permanent positions.

What do you like best about working at Kinexus?
That the people at Kinexus genuinely have their client and candidate’s best interests at heart.

What has been your least favourite job and why?
I used to clean out the changing rooms at my local sports club which was pretty disgusting.

What do you see as the next big game changer within the industry?
The continued growth of Cyber Security within Defence

What are your 2 favourite albums? Why?
An Awesome Wave by alt-J – It’s a great album, literally every song is good
Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not by The Arctic Monkeys – My favourite album ever, I still like it as much now as I did when it first came out 10 years ago.

If you could choose to do anything for a day, what would it be?
I’d like to spend the day as an F1 racing driver

What’s your favourite movie?
The Usual Suspects

What’s your greatest achievement and how has it shaped you?
It was a big decision for me to leave my family and friends in the UK to move to Australia but I’ve seen some amazing sites and met some incredible people along the way, and I feel that I’ve grown as a person since.