Dr Phil Clare

Council member – Research England

Period of appointment – four years, from April 2018 to March 2022 and extended to March 2023.

Dr Phil Clare is the Director of Innovation & Engagement, Research Services at the University of Oxford.

Research Services works with the academic divisions at Oxford to negotiate and administer research grants and contracts at Oxford, and is also responsible for research ethics and integrity, clinical trials governance, the REF, intellectual property rights due diligence and related knowledge exchange activities.

Phil worked previously at the Universities of Bath and Bournemouth in a variety of roles related to Research Management and Commercialisation, and for the UK Research Office in Brussels focusing on European research funding.

He was a board member of PraxisAuril, the association of Knowledge Exchange Professionals, for 15 years and has previously been on the board of the Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA). He is a registered technology transfer professional (RTTP) and a Member of the Institute of Directors (MIoD). He is also a director of Fluvial Innovations Ltd, a student startup.

He has degrees from Kings College London (BSc), the University of Bath (PhD), Bournemouth University (MA) and Oxford University (MBA), representing a very broad range of university experience both as a student and as a staff member.

Last updated: 10 January 2022

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