Senior Vice President, Philips, Western Europe

Neil is Senior Vice President for the Philips business in Western Europe overseeing the UK, Ireland, Benelux and the Nordic regions. In his 25 years with Philips, Neil has held a number of leadership positions in the company. In his most recent role leading the UK and Ireland, Neil has overseen the transition from the company’s historical role as an electronics and lighting company to becoming one of the largest leading health technology companies focussed on supporting the health of the nation at every stage of people’s lives.

Under Neil’s leadership, Philips has led initiatives to reduce healthcare inequalities, accelerate wide-spread use of sustainable healthcare solutions in support of the NHS’ net zero target and championed the digitisation of the NHS through innovative solutions. This includes launching Philips’ Radiology Operations Command Centres and Community Diagnostic Centres in the UK, both of which will help alleviate the backlog of patients waiting for diagnosis and treatment.

In addition to his role at Philips, Neil is Chair of the Association of British Healthtech Industries.