Philip Webster

Philip Webster is a Principal in the Technology & Innovation Management practice of Arthur D. Little (ADL). He has worked internationally across the healthcare, life sciences, food, agriculture, and chemicals sectors. Mr. Webster’s work focuses on helping businesses set innovation strategy and identify new growth opportunities underpinned by effective science and technology. He also works with the corporate innovation centers and quality management functions of some of the world’s largest companies to improve their capabilities through better business processes, organi­zational structures, and governance models, as well as with universities, research institutes, and government to set national science policy, define technology roadmaps, and find effective ways to use and manage intellectual property. Previously, Mr. Webster worked in the agricultural biotechnology industry. He has a passion for achieving responsible business performance through innovation, with particular interests in sustainable agriculture, clean energy, and renewable chemicals. Mr. Webster earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from University of York, UK, and a master’s of science degree in industrial biotechnology from Newcastle University, UK. He can be reached at