Philip Stevens

Philip Stevens

Managing Director

Philip founded Geneva Network in 2015. He oversees all research, writing, communications and fundraising.

He has worked for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, where he worked in its Global Challenges Division on a range of IP and health issues. At WIPO, he also coordinated the agency’s cooperation with the World Health Organization and World Trade Organization in these policy areas.

Prior to his time with WIPO, Philip worked for several London-based policy think tanks, and has worked as a political risk consultant.

Philip is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs, Malaysia.

He holds degrees from the London School of Economics and Durham University (UK).

Jack Ellis

Jack Ellis

Associate Researcher

Jack Ellis is a journalist and editor who has written extensively on technology, investment, and innovation-related issues.

From 2014 to 2016, Jack was the Asia-Pacific editor of IAM, responsible for news reporting throughout the region. He has also worked in a number of editorial and research roles covering intellectual property, start-ups, venture capital, and the non-profit sector.

Jack holds a degree from the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom.

Nilanjan Banik

Nilanjan Banik

Academic Consultant

Nilanjan Banik is a professor at Bennett University’s School of Business, India.

His work focuses on the application of time series econometrics in issues relating to international trade, market structure and development economics. He is also interested in the "rules" part of WTO; especially examining non-tariff barriers aspects of GATT/WTO agreements.

He has project experience with Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia; Laffer Associates, USA; KPMG, India; Ministry of Commerce, Government of India; Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi; Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi; Center for Economic Policy Research, UK; Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo; Asian Development Bank, Manila; South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI); UNESCAP-ARTNeT, Thailand, Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne; and World Trade Organization, Geneva.

Eve Parker

Eve Parker

Digital Communications Manager

Eve Parker is an experienced Digital Communications Manager who has pharmaceutical and healthcare creative and digital agency experience.

Previously, Eve has worked six years in England’s National Health Service co-ordinating Clinical Research and four years in Pharmaceutical Liaison for Sanofi-Aventis.