Vice-President Finance & Operations

Portrait of Philip Twyford

Philip Twyford joins Royal Roads University with more than 20 years of strategic financial experience.

A chartered professional accountant, Philip held numerous positions with the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping in Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean and New York City.

As an accountant with national and international experience in strategic financial roles he also brings expertise in information technology, planning and leading change in a complex environment, creative and collaborative problem solving, capital management, policy development, audit oversight and risk management.

Philip comes to RRU from the Ministry of Health where he served as Assistant Deputy Minister of Finance and Corporate Services Division and Executive Financial Officer. He has also served in executive financial roles in the Ministry of Children and Family Development and the Ministry of Citizens' Services.