Philippa leads our external engagement and impact functions, which includes stakeholder relations, public and parliamentary affairs, communications and thought-leadership. As part of the executive leadership team, she also supports corporate management, development and partnering.
Experienced in policy relating to the use of innovations in healthcare, science writing and policy communications, Philippa works with politicians, policy-makers and influencers, researchers and clinicians on a range of projects, including establishing and providing the secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Personalised Medicine. She sits on the UK Pharmacogenetics and Stratified Medicine Network steering committee and the organising committee for the Wellcome Genome Campus course on Science Policy, and has expertise in charity governance, including patient support, safeguarding and health professional education.
With an MA in Natural Sciences (Pathology) from Christ’s College, Cambridge, Philippa did her doctoral research at the prestigious MRC Laboratory for Molecular Biology before moving to work in intelligence in the pharmaceutical industry. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.