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Phil Nedin
Leader, Arup Global Healthcare

Phil is a chartered engineer and a director of Arup and is responsible for Arup's global healthcare business. This role has taken him to many regions in the world to investigate best practice solutions in healthcare engineering.
He has been with Arup for more than 20 years and is currently based in the London office. Prior to joining Arup he worked for the National Health Service in a regional health authority design group in London.
A past President of the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM), Phil currently sits on their international committee. He is also a member of the International Federation of Hospital Engineering publication advisory panel and a member of the UK Department of Health design review panel.
Phil is an advisor for the International Academy for Design and an advisor to World Architecture. He has also been involved in the Centre of Health Design US Green Building Research Group.
Phil was instrumental in creating a major 12 weeks healthcare design module at Cardiff University which is a multidiscipline course aimed at final year masters students. In the six years since its commencement, it has seen almost 600 students successfully complete the module.
He has research links with a number of universities including Cambridge, Leeds and London's Southbank Universities and was on the recent Design Council advisory panel for Patient Privacy and Dignity.

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