Philipa has lived with her husband and two children in the Randwick area for over 12 years. She is a visual artist and teacher, with degrees in visual arts, communications and education, and has worked in the tertiary, secondary, and community education sectors, and in small business. She is an active and hardworking member of the Sydney visual arts community, the Randwick Botany Greens, and her local school P&C.

Philipa is deeply committed to her local area. On council, she is a strong voice for residents, advocating for protection of the Randwick area’s natural and cultural heritage; promoting the use of public transport and renewable energy; and defending residents against overdevelopment. She is enjoying working with the local community to ensure that the residents in West Ward have a voice on the issues affecting them.