Phil Cowdy is the Chief Business Development and Corporate Affairs Officer for Smith & Nephew having joined them in 2008 as Director of Investor Relations.

Prior to joining Smith & Nephew, Phil served as a Senior Director at Deutsche Bank for 13 years, providing corporate finance and equity capital markets advice to a variety of UK-based companies. He qualified as a chartered accountant with EY and received his Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences at Durham University (UK).