Phil Bloomer
Phil Bloomer joined Oxfam GB in May 1995. Since June 2005, Phil is the Director of the Campaigns and Policy Division of Oxfam GB. The current global priorities of his team are: the GROW campaign (food justice in a resource-constrained world) which focuses on food, climate, land and water issues; humanitarian protection and assistance in crises; and the provision of essential health and education for all. The Division also provides support, learning, and advice on a programme policy with a focus on disaster risk reduction, climate adaptation, justice in business supply chains and gender justice. Phil is responsible for a team of 170 staff working across policy, advocacy, programme, campaigns and media.

Phil is on the board of the Global Food Security programme, and the Foresight Global Food and Farming Futures High Level Stakeholder Group.

Previously, Phil was the Head of Oxfam International's campaign to Make Trade Fair to achieve trade rules that work for the poor as well as the rich. Phil was also the Head of Advocacy at Oxfam running global teams responsible for research, policy development and advocacy.

Before joining Oxfam, Phil worked for eleven years in Latin America on international economic justice issues, human rights and humanitarian emergencies.

Phil is married with two sons. He lives with his family in Oxford, UK.

Blog Entries by Phil Bloomer

The Situation in Syria Is at Breaking Point

15 Comments | Posted 10 March 2012 | g:i A

Each day the news of Syria gets worse. As a human rights activist told Oxfam, "the situation is hell. In areas under attack, people do not have enough food." Earlier this week, the Syrian Red Cross finally entered Baba Amr with Baroness Amos, but members of the International Committee of...

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