Dr Phil Lewis

CEO, Gardner Aerospace

Dr Phillip (Phil) Lewis was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer in 2010 and is responsible for the overall leadership, strategic direction and performance of Gardner Aerospace.

Phil is a highly experienced leader within the aerospace sector and has held senior positions with Lucas Aerospace, Rolls-Royce and most recently Meggitt plc where he was President of the Polymers and Composites strategic business unit and a member of the Management Board. He has been a Director of aerospace businesses in France, Spain, Indonesia, India and the UK.

Phil is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. He has an MA from the University of Birmingham and a PhD in Engineering from Aston University. He is a member of the Advisory Board to the Engineering Project Academy at the University of Leeds and an advisor to Design and Engineering Programme at the Open University.