Philippa is an Analyst at Citymart and has worked on introducing problem-based procurement to the governments of Long Beach and New York City, supporting challenge-based procurement strategy and delivery. Philippa also led the strategy and research on Citymart challenges with the Government Laboratory in Chile and the Bristol Social Cohesion Challenge (UK).
Her responsibilities involve translating the city’s needs into clear, practical and inspiring challenge statement and challenge process. Philippa then leads the research and outreach phases, identifying different innovative solutions worldwide and communicating the opportunity to vendors and the wider public.
Philippa holds a Masters in Leadership in Sustainability from London-based Forum for the Future and an undergraduate degree in English Literature and Classical Literature and Civilization from the University of Birmingham, UK.