CEO of Compassion in World Farming, Philip Lymbery has played leading roles in many major animal welfare reforms, including Europe-wide bans on veal crates for calves and barren battery cages for laying hens. Described as one of the food industry’s most influential people, he has spearheaded Compassion’s engagement work with over 1000 food companies worldwide, leading to real improvements in the lives of more than a billion farm animals every year.


His awards include Recipient of the ‘Outstanding Campaign’ award by Brussels based Eurogroup for Animals and the 2015 ‘International Golden Dove’ peace prize in Rome. His first book Farmageddon was listed as one of The Times Writers Books of the Year.


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Speaker Dates

  • 25/26th March 2023 Oxford Literary Festival, 4 events
  • 28th March 2023 Residence Palace, Brussels
  • 12th April Eco River Rother Group, Hants
  • 14th April 2023 . La Feltrinelli Librerie, Italy.
  • 26th April 2023 Jesus College, Cambridge
  • 29th May 2023 Hay Festival
  • 4th June 2023 Peter Singer,  Hackney Empire
  • 7th June 2023 Eurogroup Annual Conference, Brussels
  • 23rd June 2023 Eden Project, Cornwall.
  • 24th June 2023 Wealden Festival
  • 24th-27th July 2023 UN Food Stocktaking Summit, Rome)
  • Tuesday 1st August 2023 Probus Club, Henley
  • 6th August 2023 Wilderness Festival
  • 13th September 2023 Clean Kitchen, Battersea.
  • 15th September 2023 West Sussex Sustainability Group
  • 19th September 2023 Vegan Summit, online
  • 30th September 2023 Ferrara Book Festival, Italy
  • 3rd October 2023 Sustainable Investment Summit, Istanbul
  • 5th October 2023 European Parliament, Strasbourg
  • 7th October 2023 White Eagle Lodge
  • 9th October 2023-Thursday 19th October 2023 South Africa. Sixty Harvests Left Book Tour.
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It was a real honour to welcome Sir Michael Morpurgo to the stage of the magnificent Sheldonian Theatre

Deborah Meaden and Philip took to the stage of the Sheldonian in Oxford in September to mark the launch of ‘Sixty Harvests Left’. It was a great evening, please use this link if you’d like to watch it: Sixty Harvest Left event at the Oxford Literary Festival – YouTube

Dame Joanna Lumley shared the stage with Philip on Saturday 2nd April, to deliver the 2022 Peter Roberts Memorial Lecture. She delivered an outstanding lecture on ‘The True Meaning of Compassion’. If you missed it, please use this link to view a film recording

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