Trevor Philips has been President of the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) since 1 March 2003. He studied in the Caribbean and in England, and when at university he was President of the National Union of Students. He began his career in television, first as a researcher for London Weekend Television and then as director, and became a well known face both on London Weekend Television and the BBC. He has engaged in many campaigns to promote equality and at the present time is the member of the governing boards of various non-profit making organisations that work to help ethnic minorities.
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