Philip Sturgess is the youngest son of the company’s founder, Lindsay Sturgess. Philip completed an apprenticeship in Automotive Engine Reconditioning with Bryant’s Engineering in Brisbane, Queensland in 1981. In 1992 he graduated in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering at the University of Queensland. His unique combinations of practical and technical training were key factors supporting his appointment as Managing Director of Engine Australia in 1996. Philip is held in high regard both nationally and internationally for his technical expertise and is sought out by both clients and manufacturing suppliers. He resides with his wife and family near Dalby and is actively involved in many aspects of the Dalby community.