Dr ​Philip Sheldon is the founder of Optimal Essentials. We call him Dr Phil.

Dr Phil holds a Doctorate in Public Health & Nutrition, graduating from Flinders University in South Australia. He also has a Master’s Degree in Health Science (Human Nutrition Deakin University, Vic) a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science and Nutrition, with a Graduate Diploma of Applied Science in Integrative, Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (Swinburne University, Vic).  Dr Sheldon has studied extensively in Herbal Medicine and Nutritional Medicine.

Dr Phil’s background is not only of an Academic nature, he was in Clinical Practice for over 10 years and has been heavily involved in consulting for the Health Industry, developing new products and formulas, as well as product development and promotion for various natural supplement manufacturers.