Ceri Phillips is Head of the College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University and Professor of Health Economics at Swansea Centre for Health Economics. He is the University non-officer member of ABMU Health Board, an independent member of the Health Education and Improvement Wales Board and the current Chair of Council of Deans of Health Wales.
He is a member of the Ministerial Taskforce on Primary Care Workforce in Wales. He sat on the Panel commissioned by the Minister of Health and Social Services to review the NHS Workforce in Wales and was a member of the Panel that undertook the Review of Health Professions Education Investment in Wales in 2015, along with the Williams review that has led to the establishment of Health Education and Improvement Wales. He was also co-lead of the Review of the appraisal of orphan and ultra-orphan medicines in Wales in 2014.
He was formerly a member of the Bevan Commission and co-authored the initial publication that initiated the notion of Prudent Healthcare in relation to the health system in Wales. He was also a member of the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group and a member of NICE Programme Development Groups on a range of public health issues.
He has undertaken commissioned work on the evaluation of programmes and interventions for a range of organisations, including government departments, health and social care authorities and pharmaceutical companies. He has authored well over 200 publications and has secured grant income of over £6 million since 2012.