Phil Lima is the principal advisor for the design and delivery of Berklee College of Music’s employee benefits programs and the fulfillment of the college’s significant human resource–related compliance requirements. He also facilitates the college's enterprise-wide risk management system and serves as staff to the Board of Trustees' audit and risk committee.
Lima works closely with the college’s partners in various purchasing and risk management consortia, along with college counsel and external consultants and vendors. Beyond his role at the college, he performs regularly as an operatic and concert baritone. He has appeared as a soloist with opera companies and orchestras in Germany, Italy, Korea, Ukraine, and across the United States.