Phil Ridley is unique in the pest control industry. Not only does Phil have a PhD in Entomology, but he has over 20 years of corporate pest control experience in a variety of R&D, marketing and business roles (for Reckitt Benckiser and DuPont). Phil’s knowledge and skills have been sought by a number of Governments and multi-national companies.

Phil runs Bug Doctor Media, a specialist marketing company supporting the pest control industry and Vanguard Pest Solutions, a pest control company focusing on ant control (allowing him to get his hands dirty!). 

But having moved on from corporate life he is also pursuing a variety of media interests……. as ”The Bug Doctor”. With the aim of educating the general public on all matters pest control, Phil has a growing list of magazine articles and has just produced a termite educational DVD.  Recently he has been on ABC Radio with Helen Clare talking about possums and other pests. He is currently working on a range of pest control projects covering television, radio, magazine and e-media.


Like "The Bug Doctor" on Facebook and follow his blog to get lots of pest control tips on how to keep your home pest free. Feel free to ask him any questions by posting on his Facebook page or sending him an email directly.