Philip Blackwell

Non-executive Director, Scholium Group plc

Philip founded Bookbank Limited in March 2009. Mr Blackwell trained as a bookseller and publisher before completing an MBA at London Business School in 1996. After four years as a strategy consultant with Cap Gemini, Mr Blackwell became chief executive officer of Blackwell Limited in 2000 until 2006 and in 2002 became a director of Blackwell Publishing (Holdings) Limited until its sale for approximately £572 million in 2007. Mr Blackwell is a former member of the Bodleian Library Development Board, and the Google publisher content advisory board, and is a trustee of the Royal Green Jackets museum in Winchester. Mr Blackwell’s family has owned rare and antiquarian book dealing businesses for over 100 years.