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Philip Chan


Philip is a human rights lawyer by day, academic by night and innovator at heart. He is currently the Senior Legal Counsel - Human Rights at, solving the world's biggest challenges at the intersection of human rights, sustainable travel and technology. Over the past decade, he has advised the world's largest organisations on human rights, sustainability and social impact, including at the University of Sydney, Westpac, KPMG's multinational clients and the United Nations.

He has been named one of Australia’s top 25 most influential people in the pro bono sector and was awarded the 2023 National Award for Ethical Sourcing from the Banksia Sustainability Foundation.

Philip enjoys immersing himself in nature in every facet, whether that be through hiking, rock climbing or kayaking.

Philip lives by the motto “Be the change you want to see in the world-and in your life”.

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