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Dr Pradeep Philip


Dr Pradeep Philip is the CEO at Deloitte Access Economics.  He is a highly qualified and experienced executive operating at the highest levels in politics and public policy and public sector management in Australia. His passion lies in purposeful and values 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.  Most recently 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

Founder and Chair

Dr Pradeep Philip


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