Trust team

The Trust employs a small team of experts with skills in strategic planning, natural capital, administration and communications.  The team also contribute to initiatives that are strategically aligned to the Trust’s vision and mission, helping get new projects off the ground. 

Jim Phillipson

Jim Phillipson

Rendere Trust Founder and Strategic Director

Jim is a well known and respected environmental philanthropist and influential leader in the eNgo space. Read Jim’s profile on the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network’s website.

Heather Phillipson

Heather Phillipson

Co founder and EcoGipps On Country land manager

Heather coordinates all conservation activities on the EcoGipps venture, which is closely associated with the Rendere Trust.

Loulou Gebbie

Loulou Gebbie

Natural Capital Manager

Loulou was introduced to the Rendere Trust via a university-led internship with the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation. Read more about her journey HERE.

Louise Spensley

Louise Spensley

Trust Administrator.

Robyn Gower

Robyn Gower

Website & Communications

Robyn coordinates all facets of our communications hub, encompassing the Rendere Trust, EcoGipps, the BioDiversity Legacy and supported organisations. LinkedIn profile HERE.

Phillipson family

The whole Phillipson family is involved in the Rendere Trust and associated projects, providing strategic planning, website and other support. Pictured left to right are David Phillipson, Nitya Phillipson, Heather Phillipson, Jim Phillipson and Arlo Phillipson (our youngest recruit). Missing from the photo is Kate Phillipson. Read more about the family HERE.