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Philip Goodwin -
Projects to make you proud: Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) case study

Runtime 🕑 44 mins

Chief Executive, VSO

Dr Philip Goodwin has been Chief Executive of VSO since March 2015. He was previously CEO of TREEAID, an NGO working on agro-forestry in dryland Africa and spent 11 years with British Council where he held leadership positions in Kenya, Uganda, Pakistan and Belgium. Philip has been a community development volunteer in Timbuktu, Mali. He has a PhD and MSc in environmental policy and a degree in agricultural economics.

Philip is Vice Chair of the International Forum for Volunteering in Development. He is also a trustee of the Royal National Lifeboat Institute, the charity that saves lives at sea. He is co-author with Tony Page of the leadership book “From Hippos to Gazelles: how leaders create leaders”.

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