Over the last ten years he has been the Director of CEPEI. He has also worked as a Program Official for the Ecole de la Paix in Grenoble and has served as an adviser to the Charles Leopold Mayer Foundation in Paris, France. In the public sector he has been an advisor for the government’s of Colombia, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Peru, among others. As a consultant, he has worked with UNDP, GIZ, World Bank, Interamerican Development Bank, Ford Foundation and the King´s College in London. Philipp has published numerous essays in Latin America, Europe and the United States and writes periodically in the Latin American press. He is also a guest-lecture at various universities across the LAC region. He is a Board Member of the Executive Committee of the Colombian Confederation of NGO and Co-Chair of the global Beyond 2015 campaign, OP of the UN NGOs Major Group, member of the UN Post-2015 Strategy Hub, as well as Co-Chair of the LAC SCO Community of Practice on Management for Development Results.