Philippe practices business law in Montreal, Canada, at a law firm he co-founded and that specializes on providing turnkey legal services to startups: Podlegal inc. Philippe holds a bachelor of civil law from the University of Sherbrooke where he earned the McCarthy Tétrault Leadership Award. He also holds a bachelor's degree in finance from HEC Montréal, was a level III CFA Candidate, and studied law and finance abroad, at the Catholic University of Lyon (France) and Harvard University (USA). In his spare time, Philippe volunteers to help local start-ups with their strategies and can usually be found outside preparing for his next triathlon.
Philippe volunteers with Wikimedia Canada and serves as a member of its board since 2016. He mostly provides strategic advice informed by his legal background.