Phil Cowdy

Chief Business Development & Corporate Affairs Officer at Smith+Nephew

Phil Cowdy joined Smith+Nephew in 2008 as Director of Investor Relations. From 2010 his responsibility expanded as Head of Corporate Affairs, including media, investor relations, global brand and government affairs, together with Strategic Planning. Between 2015 and 2018 he was also responsible for IT. In 2018 he took on additional responsibility for Business Development. Phil serves as the representative of Smith+Nephew on the Board of Bioventus Inc. Phil is based in Watford, UK.

Prior to joining Smith+Nephew, Phil served as a senior Director at Deutsche Bank AG and predecessor firms 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.


  • Chief Business Development & Corporate Affairs Officer

    Current role

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