About ABHI

Richard Phillips

Director, Healthcare Policy

- Policy Development - Stakeholder Engagement - External Relations


Richard joined ABHI in June 2015 with over 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries.

Richard holds a first degree in Sports Science from Brighton Polytechnic and a Master's in Health Economics Research and Management from Keele University. He served from 2003 until 2013 as a member of the Technology Appraisal Advisory Committee of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and also on the Programme Advisory Group of the Healthcare Quality and Information Authority in Ireland. Richard is a non-Executive Director of the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network, he sits on the Board of the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham and Chairs the Programme Board of the Small Business Research Initiative Healthcare. He is a longstanding member of the Institute of Healthcare Management.

Richard, his wife Luan, and their daughter Zelah Marie, live in North Birmingham and West Cornwall.