Trevor Phillips

Trevor Phillips
Trevor Phillips OBE is a writer, broadcaster and businessman. He is the Chairman of the Green Park Group, a leading executive recruitment consultancy, and co-founder of the data analytics firm Webber Phillips created with Professor Richard Webber in 2014. He was, until June 2018, the President of the John Lewis Partnership, Europe’s largest employee-owned company. He is an award-winning TV producer and presenter, with three RTS journalism awards to his name. He writes regularly for some of the UK’s biggest selling newspapers, including the Daily Mail, The Sun and the Sunday Times, on a variety of subjects. Trevor is also Chairman of Index on Censorship, the international campaign group for freedom of expression, and was founding chair of both the Greater London Authority, and of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

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