Our executive team

Meet some of our executive team


Phil Ryan


Phil Ryan is the original Brand Director of City Chic. In 2006 Phil led a team of six people that created the brand. He is responsible for the strategic direction and operational leadership that has seen City Chic take a market leading position in the global plus size industry.

Under Phil’s leadership City Chic has opened more than 100 stores in Australia and New Zealand. The digital footprint is now over 40% of the turnover globally for CC and in the UK and Europe City Chic trades in a digital capacity. He has driven successful partnerships with Nordstroms, Macys and Bloomingdales in the USA; Asos and Evans in the UK and Zalando in Germany.

Phil is a global authority in the plus size consumer. He has over 25 years’ experience in senior and strategic retail apparel management. Phil’s family had a fashion manufacturing, wholesale and retail business called Ambition in the 1980’s and 1990’s and from this he knows all areas of a ragtrade business; from the cutting table to the retail shop floor.

Phil holds an M.B.A. from the Australian School of Management and an Undergraduate in Business from the University of Technology


Munraj Dhaliwal


Munraj has a decade experience in finance, strategy, investment banking and corporate advisory. He was previously City Chic’s Head of Strategy and Corporate Development and was appointed as the incoming CFO in November 2018.

Munraj was previously with investment bank Luminis Partners in Sydney and the Royal Bank of Canada in London, as well as corporate advisory and accounting firm Lonergan Edwards.

Munraj holds a Bachelor and Master of Commerce from The University of Sydney.