Founder and Executive Director

Les Mills International

Phillip Mills

Phillip Mills is the Founder & Executive Director of Les Mills International, creators of 23 group workouts – ranging from BODYPUMP to The Trip- partnering with 20,000 clubs worldwide. Relentlessly passionate about the health of our planet and its people, Phillip has spent decades (he began working in his parents’ Auckland gym in 1968) driving the creation of life-changing fitness experiences and supporting the global fitness industry to leverage them. Phillip and his wife Dr Jackie Mills co-wrote the book ‘FIGHTING GLOBESITY’ which links the developed world’s obesity epidemic with the state of the planet. He’s also one of the founding trustees of PURE ADVANTAGE, a not-for-profit organization promoting a greener, wealthier future for New Zealanders.

Les Mills Asia Pacific is a regional company covering countries including Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar, making a big impact on the global fitness industry. Les Mills workouts are licensed by over 20,000 clubs in 110 countries, with 140,000 accredited Instructors delivering group workouts to over seven million per week. Visit or contact Ryan Hogan at for more information.