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Trevor Phillips

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Trevor Phillips OBE

Trevor Phillips is the co-founder of the Equate Organisation, the social change consultancy, and a Director of Pepper Productions, founded in 1995. Trevor has been a senior executive figure in the TV industry for nearly two decades, serving as Head of Current Affairs for London Weekend Television and Granada TV.

He remains a respected creative leader in the industry as a Vice President of the Royal Television Society. Trevor has been a regular writer and columnist for several of the UK�s principal national newspapers, writing for the Guardian, Independent, the Mail and the Telegraph, among others. In 2006, Trevor was appointed Chair of the new Equality and Human Rights Commission.

In 2007, Trevor received the award of Chevalier de la Legion D�Honneur to add to the OBE he won in 1998. He holds several honorary degrees and fellowships.