James PhilpOECD - Policy Analyst
James was an academic for 16 years, specialising in environmental microbiology and biotechnology (e.g. bioremediation). He has spent in total 8.5 years in oil industry biotechnology with Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia. He has been a policy analyst at the OECD for about 3.5 years where his work is focused on industrial biotechnology, synthetic biology and biomass sustainability. He is a member of the EC Bioeconomy Panel. He has published over 200 articles.