NOW OPEN: International Conference on Future Africa | April 14-16, 2020

Philip Cotton

Philip Cotton

Biography

HOST AND CONVENOR – Vice Chancellor ( University of Rwanda )

Before his appointment as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Rwanda (UR), Phil Cotton was the Principal of one of UR’s Colleges – Medicine and Health Sciences.
Prior to this he was at Glasgow medical School where he is still Professor of Learning and Teaching. After completing a science degree at St Andrews he studied medicine at Glasgow where he also completed his Masters and Doctoral degrees. For many years he worked as a GP in Glasgow, and was a Council member and International Committee member, and Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
He is a Methodist Preacher and is the founding chair of a Scottish fair trade organization, and Board member of several development charities working in Africa.
To his credit are books and numerous articles and scientific papers.