About me

Phil Sainter has been a University Lecturer since 2002, he joined Westminster Business School in 2007 to become a Senior Lecturer in Information Strategy, where most of his lecturing and research is based. 

Phil became the Course Leader for BA (Hons) Business in 2009 and in 2010 he became the course leader for BA (Hons) Business Management in the Westminster Business School. In 2017, Phil was appointed as the Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies and in 2018 was appointed as the Director of Teaching, Learning and Quality for the School of Applied Management within Westminster Business School.

Phil came to the University of Westminster from the University of Plymouth. Prior to this position he was a research fellow at both the Open University and Coventry University. 

Phil also holds a number of Project Management professional qualifications. 

Phil has the 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.

Phil is a Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE).


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
  • 6PJMN001W International Project 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.


For details of all my research outputs, visit my WestminsterResearch profile.