Philip Goodwin "has been Chief Executive of TREE AID since June 2010.
"Philip previously spent 11 years with British Council where in his last role he was in charge of Global Programmes. He had previously been Regional Director for both sub Saharan and East and West African operations based in Nairobi, Kenya as well as holding leadership positions for them in Belgium, Pakistan and Uganda.
"Before joining the British Council, Philip was a researcher on poverty issues at the Overseas Development Institute and a community development worker in Mali, West Africa.
"Philip has a PhD and MSc in environmental policy and a degree in agricultural economics. He is co-author of the leadership book “From Hippos to Gazelles: How Leaders Create Leaders” with the leadership consultant Tony Page. He is on the Africa Advisory Council for The World Monument Fund." 
Resources and articles
- Tree Aid Staff, organizational web page, accessed April 2, 2012.