Philippe CHABASSE

Philippe Chabasse (FR) is a consultant in Paris and Secretary General of Handicap International.

He graduated as a medical doctor from the University of Paris XI and worked for Medecins Sans Frontières. From 1984 to 2004 he was the co-director of Handicap International, a non-governmental organisation that undertakes activities of direct support to persons with disabilities in more than fifty developing countries, develops training programs as well as public awareness and pressure campaigns. He also acted as Vice-President of the French NGO platform Coordination SUD, was a member of the French Human Rights Commission and President or board member of various institutions representing NGOs at national or European levels. Philippe Chabasse is a co-founder of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997, and a former auditor of the French National Institute for Defense Studies. He currently manages the consultancy firm C&F Conseil, which is dedicated to improve the relationship between NGOs and business enterprises in the framework of corporate social responsibility.