Philippa is a licence-eligible archaeologist with Archaeology Plan, a Dublin-based heritage consultants. She completed a Law degree before moving into archaeology and later specialising in human osteology. Philippa spent some time with the Discovery Programme before returning to commercial archaeology in 2015, where she became interested in outreach and social media engagement. Through collaborations with the RSAI on Heritage Week events, Philippa joined the Council to work on the outreach sub-committee and later became joint Honorary General Secretary. She is also Secretary for Unite the Union Archaeology Branch. Philippa is interested in stone construction, mortuary archaeology and built heritage.