Phil Ireland


Phil is a campaigner, organiser and writer. He is currently the Managing Director for the Online Progressive Engagement Network (OPEN), which serves some of the world’s largest progressive digital campaigning organisations. His previous experience cuts across a range of progressive campaigning organisations, including heading up the general election work of 38 Degrees in the UK advising new movement incubations including The Syria Campaign and HereNow, serving as the Director of Operations United Voice NSW and coordinating the climate change advocacy of Oxfam Australia. Phil holds a Ph.D. in climate change and development and has authored several peer-reviewed academic articles, book chapters and articles in the public media.

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