Philip is part of IREX’s Center for Applied Learning and Impact as a Data Analyst for the Vibrant Information Barometer Project. Philip also supports programs in IREX’s Leadership Practice, leading the Recruitment and Selection phases of the Community Solution Program (CSP), and is the MEL Lead for the 2019 Impact Fellowships Summit.
Prior to joining IREX, Philip served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Namibia from 2015 to 2017, where he focused on small business development and youth exchange programs. His main projects focused on enhancing local economic sustainability and included facilitating exchange trips around Namibia and Zambia to facilitate business development activities, developing savings and lending groups in rural communities around the Zambezi Region, and facilitating vocational skills training for local unemployed youth.
Philip received his Bachelor of Science in economics, with a concentration in quantitative economics, from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2014.