Dr Philip Goodwin

Philip Goodwin

Chief executive

Dr Philip Goodwin joined VSO as chief executive in March 2015.

Prior to taking up this position, he was chief executive of TREE AID from June 2010, where he led the expansion of programme work into Ethiopia and Niger, doubling the overall number of beneficiaries the organisation reaches.

He was also with the British Council for more than a decade, conducted research into poverty issues with the Overseas Development Institute and was a community development volunteer in Mali.

Twitter: @PhilipVSO 

Conference sessions

Fund session

Government funding is a major income source for many NGOs, but recent aid cuts have left gaping holes in many budgets.



Mon, 05/24/2021 - 11:30 to 12:15
Lead strand

2018’s safeguarding crisis threw the role of trustee boards into sharp relief. 



Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:45 to 14:45
Inspire session
Inspire Header

This session explores how those charged with the governance of NGOs can navigate through these challenging times.



Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45