The Falkland Islands Development Corporation announces the appointment of Mr Paul Phillips to the Falkland Islands Development Corporation Board.

Mr Paul Phillips will be attending his first meeting of the FIDC Board on the 23rd of August 2018 as a Co-opted Member.

Mr Phillips has owned and operated a farming business on East Falkland for over a decade and has worked within the rural sector for 25 years. He brings to the Board his considerable commercial and agricultural experience along with his excellent knowledge and understanding of the rural economy.

Welcoming Mr Phillips into his new role, the FIDC Chair Hamish Wylie commented:

I am extremely pleased to welcome Paul to our board. He comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience and we look forward to working with him in the coming years.”


Mr Philips stated:

I am delighted to be selected to be part of the FIDC board, FIDC play a crucial role to the future of Falklands economy and I am looking forward to the challenge.”

About the FIDC

FIDC acts as the national economic development agency for the Falkland Islands and is tasked to develop the commercial sector of the Falkland Islands by being one of the principal partners delivering the Economic, Rural and Tourism Development Strategies.

To help drive sustainable economic growth and assist in the creation of new jobs and opportunities, FIDC provides various forms of support and assistance to the Falkland’s business community.