- Science, technology and innovation policy
Dr. Peter W.B. Phillips is Distinguished Professor in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and Founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Science and Innovation Policy (CSIP) at the University of Saskatchewan. He earned his M.Sc.Econ. in Economics and Ph.D. in International Political Economy at the London School of Economics (LSE) and practiced for 13 years as a professional economist and senior policy advisor in Canadian industry and government.
At the University of Saskatchewan, Dr. Phillips has held the Van Vliet Research Chair, created and held an NSERC-SSHRC Chair in Managing Technological Change, was a founding member and director of the virtual College of Biotechnology and was founding director of the graduate school of public policy. He has had visiting appointments at the LSE, the University of Edinburgh, the OECD, the European University Institute and the University of Western Australia. In addition, Dr. Phillips was a founding member of the Canadian Biotechnology Advisory Committee and member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Agri-food Policy Institute, Pharmalytics, and Ag West Bio Inc.
Dr. Phillips has held more than 15 peer-reviewed grants worth more than $250 million, been author or editor of 15 books and authored more than 55 book chapters as well as more than 100 journal articles.