Peter WB Phillips is Distinguished Professor of Public Policy in the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. He undertakes research on governing transformative innovation, including regulation and policy, innovation systems, intellectual property, supply chain management and trade policy. He held a SSHRC/NSERC Chair in Managing Technological Change, has been co-applicant or principal investigator on about 20 grants, with a total awarded value of approximately $250 million. He was co-lead of a $5.4 million Genome Canada project entitled Value Addition through Genomics and GE3LS (VALGEN) which ran 2009-14. He is author or editor of 13 books, over 40 journal articles and more than 50 book chapters.