British born, Phil Murphy is a highly regarded events leader in Hong Kong, having moved to the city in 1993.
Phil has directed and implemented event strategies and advised major clients across the music, sports, arts, F&B, technology and community sectors with Pyjama becoming a leading supplier for services across an incredible array of Hong Kong’s most important events.
Initially working and eventually owning bars, restaurants and clubs, all iconic for their day, Phil’s bar nurtured DJs who went on to form Clockenflap Festival, bringing him along for the ride to head their F&B and along with it a change of Phil’s focus to events.
It is this drive which has seen him organically grow an independent company – now in its seventh year – of empowered and dedicated team players, a company with one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry, with ambitions to grow further and take on new and exciting challenges.
Phil is a graduate of Urban Estate Surveying from Nottingham Trent University. He speaks fluent English and after three years of lessons continues to develop and improve his Cantonese skills.
Assistant Manager - External Client Events
Winson crafts concepts and event strategies for our clients that are bold, powerful and always results-focused. A driven professional, he is passionate about delivering the whole package with a great can-do attitude. His dedication has seen him successfully manage some of our most difficult events for clients including OFF-MENU and PINK DOT.
Winson comes to Pyjama from the aviation in-flight service sector and so has been meticulously trained in F&B service and heads our part time staff leadership and training. He has a great love of travel of foreign foods and is fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin.
Events, Sales & Licensing Supervisor
Having worked for Pyjama as casual staff while completing his Bachelor’s Degree at the School of Journalism and Communication at Shenzhen University, Samson was keen to start his career with us upon graduating. For Pyjama he now takes care of more Temporary Licenses for events than any other company in Hong Kong and is well known and respected by the government officers he deals with day to day.
Samson loves to travel and survived typhoons in a tiny tent with us at Fuji Rock Festival. He is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
Group General Manager
Matt heads up Pyjama Group’s operations coordinating between the sales, administration, on-site event staff and operations teams. He values the power of teamwork, and has established himself as a performer who delivers results. His collaborative approach leads to long-lasting client partnerships, earning him respect from colleagues and resulting in the continued growth and strength of the company.
Matt joined Pyjama in 2013 and has grown his career alongside the success of the company. As a valued member of our leadership team, Matt heads our three sister companies and is a partner in the marquee company.
A Hong Kong native, Matt is studying for a degree in Festival and Event Management from Edinburgh Napier University in Hong Kong. He is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
Assistant Manager - Internal Events
Robin leads our new sister company to develop Pyjama’s own events and special projects. The “techie” of the company, Robin brings attention to detail to our internal systems allowing us to take on many jobs each day, plus keeping our on-line presence up to date.
A keen photographer and filmmaker, he has made a significant contribution to Pyjama’s side business assisting TV and film crews when they come to shoot in Hong Kong. Robin obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology with Psychology and a Masters in Social Work at City University. With the knowledge gained from is studies, Robin takes a lead in team communications to get the job done effectively. He is fluent in Cantonese and English.
Internal Events and Projects Supervisor
Jason is a communications natural with a quick smile and a quicker mind, whose bold ideas create a powerful impact. He often takes a leading role on site at events
When not riding his bike around his home in Cheung Chau, Jason is driving Pyjama’s quest for our own series of food events to launch soon. A Hong Kong native, Jason has obtained a degree in Marketing Management from Edinburgh Napier University in Hong Kong. He is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
Director - Marquees & Operations
Dave’s love of the outdoors and adventure has found a natural home at Pyjama. His boundless curiosity lead him to find the perfect venue for our new upcoming music & camping festival which he is spearheading.
Having worked on events in Mainland China, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand and Singapore, Dave now heads up our Hong Kong Group Operations. His latest passion is as a shareholder of our marquees business and researching the latest technical details.
Hailing from near Liverpool, UK he is fluent in English.
Sales & Events Supervisor
Nelson joined Pyjama in 2014 initially as our van driver and was instrumental in our rapid growth, leading the development of the systems to allow us to take on many jobs each and every day. Holder of an Accountancy Degree from Poly U he migrated to the office in 2018 and looks after the client accounts with many smaller jobs each month, though he still relishes getting out in our van.
When not taking trips to his favourite destination Japan, Nelson continues to grow his career along with the growth of the company and take on ever larger as event lead including Pinot Palooza and Ginsanity. He is fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin.