Dr. Phil Reeves is a leading consultant on 3D Printing business strategy and investment. Phil has worked in 3D Printing for the last 27-years, having gained a PhD in the subject from Nottingham University (UK) in the mid-1990s. Since then, Phil has worked in several 3D Printing related roles, including R&D, business development and corporate strategy. In 2003 Phil founded leading 3D Printing consulting firm Econolyst Ltd, which Stratasys acquired in 2015. Between 2015 and 2018, Phil was Vice President of consulting at Stratasys, the world’s leading 3D Printing technology vendor.
Phil is now the managing director of Reeves Insight, an advisory firm working with 3D printing technology users, vendors and investors. Phil is also a Non-Executive Director of 4D Biomaterials, a 2020 spin-out from the University of Birmingham. 4D Biomaterials are commercializing a new type of bioresorbable photocurable 3D Printing resin/ink based on polycarbonate-urethane chemistry.
In 2019 Phil was made an honorary fellow of the University of Nottingham in recognition of his work in the commercialization of Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing.