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Benedict Phillips

Director of Campaigns and Policy, Oxfam GB


Ben Phillips is Director of Oxfam's Campaigns, Policy and Influencing Team, leading Oxfam GB's global campaigning and programme policy work. Ben has lived and worked in South Africa, India, Thailand, Japan, Holland and the USA, and has overseen both programmes and campaigns in Oxfam, Save the Children and the Children's Society. He has also worked with children living in poverty in east London. Ben began his development career at the grassroots, as a teacher and ANC activist living in Mamelodi township, South Africa, in 1994, just after the end of apartheid.