Philip was appointed to the Board of Reaction Engines in 2021 as Non-Executive Director. Philip has been MP for Ludlow since 2005. He served as Minister for Defence Procurement from 2012-2016 and as Minister of State for Health from 2016-2018. He was Deputy Chairman of the Defence Growth Partnership from 2018-2022. He has been a member of the Environmental Audit Committee since 2018 and its Chairman since 2020.
He had a 20-year career in investment banking before entering politics. He was co-founding director of Ottakar’s plc, a director of charity JDRF, fund manager, Ruffer LLP, and chairman of a quoted Venture Capital Trust.
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