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Dr Pradeep Philip


Dr Pradeep Philip is the Lead Partner for Deloitte Access Economics.  He is a highly qualified and experienced executive operating at the highest levels in politics, public policy and public sector management in Australia. His passion lies in purposeful and value-based strategy, innovation, and cultural change in organisations, focussing the attention of individuals, teams, and organisations on understanding customer and citizen needs.

Pradeep was the founding CEO of LaunchVic – a company he established for the Victorian Government to invest in the infrastructure of the ecosystem to support entrepreneurs, startups, and scaleups. Prior to LaunchVic, Pradeep held three of the Victorian Government’s most senior public servant positions.  He served as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services with an annual budget of $20 billion and 13,000 staff (2015), Secretary Department of Health (2012) and Deputy Secretary Policy and Cabinet for the Department of Premier and Cabinet (2010). Prior to that, Pradeep worked with the Commonwealth Treasury and as Director of Policy – Office of the Prime Minister.

Pradeep is delighted to be a Director of Creativity Australia and the inspirational With One Voice social inclusion and community wellbeing programs.

Tania de Jong AM

Director since 1 Sept 2008

Dr Pradeep Philip

Director since 1 Dec 2016

Mr Vivek Chakravarty

Director since 14 Nov 2019

Mr Kamal Atal

Director since 10 Nov 2022

Eva Hussain

Director since 22 Jan 2024

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