Philippa has been Head of Healthcare Technologies at EPSRC since 2018, leading on the development and delivery of the Councils strategy for healthcare technologies, working with other UKRI councils and funders of health research.

She has had a number of other roles within EPSRC working across the science and engineering community, for a time within the Planning and Strategy Directorate including acting as Secretary to EPSRC Council and a secondment to BEIS.    She has a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Oxford and an interest in all things science, including new approaches for supporting research, and involving the public.