Philip Lymbery - Global Chief Executive
Philip has been leading Compassion for more than a decade. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Winchester, President of Eurogroup for Animals, the Brussels-based umbrella for 70 leading animal welfare societies in Europe, and founding Board member of the World Federation for Animals (WFA), a membership organisation that maximises the efforts and resources of the animal protection movement.
Philip has also been appointed as a United Nations Food Systems Champion for the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit. He is an award-winning author, ornithologist, photographer, naturalist and self-confessed animal advocate.
Philip works extensively on issues relating to industrial agriculture, including its impact on animal welfare, wildlife and the environment. He is a recognised thought leader with his lectures taking him across the globe to meet and exchange ideas with like-minded specialists, experts and individuals. He regularly commentates in the media and on speaker platforms about the global effects of industrial farming, including on animal welfare, wildlife, soil and other natural resources, as well as the need for a more balanced, regenerative food system.
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