Vice President & Head, Business Development & Alliance Management, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Phil joined Vertex Pharmaceuticals as Director of Corporate Development in 2002 and is now Vice President & Head, Business Development & Alliance Management. His role at Vertex involves managing a group of professionals that oversee all of the business development activities at Vertex, including sourcing, assessing and negotiating licenses for external assets, the licensing of Vertex assets as well as the management of the various alliances in place. Phil has also had significant involvement in the launch planning for Incivek in the US as well strategic and long range planning.
Prior to joining Vertex, Phil worked at Bain & Company (a Boston-based strategy consulting firm) as a Senior Manager in its Healthcare practice, serving both Fortune 50 pharmaceutical clients as well as smaller biotech companies. These engagements included growth strategy mergers and acquisition and post-merger integration.
Phil received an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree, with Honours, in Mechanical Engineering, from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Phil lives in Boston with his wife, Brit Dewey, and their children Julian and Erika.