Fellows actively working to drive social change in Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.
Scott Phillips is an RSA Oceania trustee.
Scott has 30 years’ experience in public policy, academic and business sectors. He has worked with boards, executives and community groups to understand their needs and facilitate participatory planning, evaluation and business development. Scott is Director of Kershaw Phillips Consulting, which provides stakeholder engagement, service planning and evaluation research services to health, social sector, manufacturing and educational organisations. His expertise includes multicultural and youth policy; social impact assessment; community engagement; integrated community services; and program evaluation.
Scott is an Honorary Fellow of the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, and a Delegate to the House of Laity of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia.
His doctorate, from Oxford University, looked at the changing nature of people's local identity and sense of belonging in the context of increasingly national and global connections.