Gretchen Phillips

Managing Director, Reimagining Capitalism

Gretchen is a Managing Director on the Reimagining Capitalism team at Omidyar Network. Previously, she served as the organization’s chief of staff, where she worked with the CEO, board of directors, and leadership team on strategic and operational priorities.

Prior to joining the firm, Gretchen was the chief executive officer of GenerationHope, Inc., a consumer products company that reinvests its profits in innovative programming for the economic advancement of Filipinos. She is passionate about building organizations that drive innovative, market-oriented solutions to enable inclusive growth, and has worked with a range of organizations to that end, including Goldman Sachs, McKinsey & Company, the US Department of State, TechnoServe, and PRADAN. Gretchen is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and currently serves on the boards of the Global Development Incubator, as well as Friends of Hope in the Philippines.

Gretchen holds an MPA in international development from Harvard University and has an A.B. in economics, Spanish, and Latin American studies, summa cum laude, from Duke University.