Philip Greenish

UKRI Audit and Risk Assurance Committee member

Philip Greenish is a member of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Audit and Risk Assurance Committee.

Philip is the Chair of Council of the University of Southampton Council and was previously an external Lay member. He is a member of the Audit Committee of the British Academy and a trustee of the Parliamentary Scientific and Technology Information Foundation.

He was chief executive of the Royal Academy of Engineering from June 2003 until December 2017. He was a Board member of Engineering UK until 2018 and has served as a Council member on the Science and Technology Facilities Council and the Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils. He was a founding trustee of the Science Media Centre and a trustee of the Daphne Jackson Trust.

His first career was in the Royal Navy, retiring in 2003 as a Rear Admiral having had responsibility in his final role for engineering, personnel and logistic support for the front line of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines.

He is a chartered engineer and a graduate of Durham University where he studied engineering science. He is also a graduate of the Royal College of Defence Studies. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Last updated: 10 November 2023

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