About me

Phil Sainter has been a University Lecturer since 2002, joining the University of Westminster in 2007. Before this position, he was a lecturer and researcher at the University of Plymouth, Coventry University and the Open University.

Phil became the Course Leader for BA (Hons) Business in 2009 and became the course leader for BA (Hons) Business Management in the Westminster Business School in 2010. 

In 2017, Phil became the Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies and became the Director of Teaching, Learning and Quality for the School of Applied Management within Westminster Business School in 2018

Phil also holds several Project Management professional qualifications. 

Phil has an interest in the use of technology-enhanced learning and attempts to use this in his practice.

Phil attended CABS Leaders in Learning & Teaching course in 2016/17 and became a Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE) in 2019.


MSc in Manufacturing Systems & Operations (Nottingham University)

BEng(Hons) in Manufacturing Systems & Automation (Leeds Metropolitan University)

PG Cert in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (University of Plymouth)

Professional memberships

Member of IET 

Member of ASME

Fellow of the HEA

Consultancy and professional practice

Phil has been an approved APMG PRINCE2 trainer.  He has also been involved in the development of online strategies for SME organisations.


Phil is currently lecturing on a number of project management modules both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has been teaching project management for a number of years both in the University of Westminster and Plymouth University. 

Phil has taught in a number of areas, ranging from online marketing, web analytics, enterprise strategy and information strategy.

Phil is currently the module leader on the following modules:

  • 6BDIN005W Project & Programme Management
  • 7PJMN003W Programme & Strategic Management


Phil has a number of research areas:

  • Technology-enhanced learning;
  • Project & Programme Management;
  • Knowledge Management;
  • Product knowledge sharing and reuse.