Director, Regulatory & Compliance
Responsible for present and future regulatory policy, legal, compliance, ethics and credentialing.
Key Stakeholders Include
- Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
- Medical Device Industry Liaison Group
- Notified Bodies
- UK Conformity Assessment Bodies
Phil started his career at Smith and Nephew qualifying as a Graduate of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 1984, before joining the Company’s Woundcare Regulatory Affairs team at the time when the Medical Device Directive was being enacted. Company moves to Genzyme Biosurgery, Quintiles, Wright Medical Technology and more latterly Kinetic Concepts Inc., (an Acelity company), included work with novel technologies, liaising with National Authorities, the European Commission, Trade Associations and standards bodies on issues related to regulation and ethics.
Phil extended his Trade Association work by joining the ABHI in June 2016 as the Director responsible for regulatory and compliance matters. Phil is a Fellow of TOPRA and lectures at the Sheffield Hallam University on medical device regulatory frameworks. He also chairs the UK BSI’s CH/210 working group which has a mirror relationship to the ISO committee responsible for quality and risk standards.