Philip’s role ensures that BP maximises, to mutual benefit, the value of the organisation’s work at Imperial. Prior to taking on this position, Philip was a BP Castrol Technology Director and led the Automotive Regional Technology and Quality organisation within BP Castrol.

He has also held numerous other positions in BP, including the management of many university interactions. Philip graduated in Natural Sciences (Chemistry) from Cambridge and joined

BP in 1979. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.