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Meet the Governors: Philip Segal

Name: Philip Segal

Peer Group: Reality Television

New or Returning Governor? Returning

Describe your day job: I'm a producer some might call me a professional beggar!

Credits of which you're most proud: Storage Wars, Ice Road Truckers, Doctor Who

Why did you want to be a Television Academy governor? Relationships are everything and the Academy is a great place to build them and it's nice to represent the community as well!

What do you hope to accomplish as a governor? Greater inclusion for our community at large and to promote the Academy as a great place to network.

Why is the Academy important to the industry? Every industry needs a focus for career minded people - having the Academy gives all of us a sense of place and relevance - to be a member means you ARE in the TV business and that is special.