Philippa Macaskill

General Counsel & Head of Responsible Investment

Philippa has over 13 years’ experience as a lawyer. Philippa was previously a Senior Associate at King & Wood Mallesons, specialising in commercial litigation, and has prior experience working in-house at Auscap as a Senior Lawyer. In addition to her commercial work, Philippa has a broad range of pro bono experience across areas including child rights, asylum seekers and refugees, human rights and international criminal law. She was awarded the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Pro Bono Award in 2016, and in 2019 she received a UN Women Australia MBA Scholarship which is awarded based on leadership and commitment to enhancing women’s rights and opportunities. Philippa holds a Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) (Hons I), a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Sydney. She also holds a Master of Laws from the University of New South Wales.