Philip Berry

S1-D Innovating with Diversity Councils: How External Diversity Councils Strengthen Your D&I Results

About Philip Berry

Philip A. Berry is Executive Director of the Association of Diversity Councils. Philip has lived and worked in over 60 countries and gained extensive experience in leadership development and human capital improvement strategies on a global level.

Philip was Vice President of Global Workplace Initiatives and Corporate Officer for Colgate-Palmolive responsible for diversity and inclusion strategies on a global basis. He was also the Global VP for Employee Relations & Best Place to Work.  In prior VP of HR roles, he served the Central Europe/Russia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Asia and lived in Paris as VP for HR Europe.

Prior to joining Colgate-Palmolive, Philip acquired broad HR expertise at Procter & Gamble. He is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees for City University of New York; advisor to the Asia Society and on the board of Families in Global Transition and Hispanic Corporate Achievers.
Philip is the author of Being Better Than You Believe: 8 Steps to Ultimate Success.  He is also the author of many published journal articles on topics of diversity, global talent management and leadership.
Philip received his MBA from Xavier University of Cincinnati and his M.S.W from Columbia University.


University of St. Thomas - Minnesota Opus College of Business