Barry Phillips

Training Manager

United Kingdom

About Barry Phillips

Specialist areas: Technical Work at Height, Rescue and Confined Space

Barry has worked at height for many years across different job roles and industries, including with time served in the Royal Marines. After leaving the military, Barry became a rope access technician and moved up to become a Technical Manager in rope access and height safety systems, gaining experience in confined space work combined with rope access in extreme environments. Barry also manages Guardian’s on-call Rescue Team and provides consultancy and advice for general work at height safety, rescue, rope access and confined space work. 

Barry Phillips

Our Height Safety Ecosystem


To us, simple means one sole focus, one trusted partner, and complete protection from every angle. We call this 360-degree height safety.

Our Purpose


We're here to make safe simple - so our partners can focus on what's important to them.

Our Story


As the world’s largest independent height safety brand, we have the scale to make things happen. But we think size is nothing without agility. Our structure enables us to adapt to changing demands and move fast when speed is needed.