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Phillip Ripper

Chief Executive Officer (currently on long service leave)

 Phillip is passionate about social justice and building strong, health and connected communities. Phillip joined Sunbury Community Health as CEO in 2010. Previously Phillip held executive roles with Plenty Valley Community Health (now the PV in DPV Health), Moreland Community Health (now Merri Health) and a brief stint as Interim CEO at Knox Community Health (now part of EACH). Phillip started his life in human services as an attendant care worker in Australia’s first consumer controlled disability attendant care organisation. Phillip moved into disability advocacy with Action for Community Living, one of the State’s leading disability rights organisations. From there, Phillip worked with the Transport Accident Commission where he played a key role in transforming the Commission’s approach to Life Time Care for people with disabilities acquired through transport accidents.