Philippa Foster Back

Philippa Foster Back CBE is director of the Institute of Business Ethics. She has 30 years of business experience, having begun her career at Citibank. She speaks widely on business ethics issues, encouraging high standards of business behaviour based on ethical values. Philippa sits on the boards/advisory boards of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, and RAND Europe. She is a visiting fellow of the Saïd Business School at Oxford University and honorary vice president of the Employee Ownership Association. She chairs the Antarctic Place Names Committee and is former chairman of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust. Philippa was awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours 2006 for services to the Ministry of Defence, and in July 2008 was awarded the BITC Marks & Spencer Sieff Award. In the 2014 New Years Honours she was awarded a CBE for services to Antarctic Heritage.

Latest Articles by Philippa Foster Back

  1. artificial intelligence, AI, robotics

    26 January, 2018

    Artificial Intelligence: the ethical dimension

    Businesses are racing to embrace the use of artificial intelligence in their products and services, but there is a right and wrong way to use it, argues Philippa Foster Back of the Institute of Business Ethics.