Rob Philipp

Executive Director

Rob is the Executive Director at Hillel BC. He was born in Bogota Colombia to German parents who escaped Nazi Germany during WW2. He has lived in Vancouver since he was 10 years old. He has since lived and worked in various countries and is fluent in four languages (English, Spanish, French, and German). He is a University of BC Commerce graduate. Rob is also a CPA, CA and an ICD.D (Institute of Corporate Directors) and spent several years in his career in senior roles with Deloitte and PwC. Most recently, Rob was the CEO of the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board for almost ten years, the fifth largest in the country. He has a long history of volunteerism having served on several boards of directors including twenty years on the board (including President) at Temple Sholom. Rob is the proud father of Lianna and Oliver. He loves playing tennis and is also weekend motorcycle enthusiast. He has many interests and enjoys his time at the cottage on Savary Island. The Hillel BC team likes to tease him for having cottage cheese and fruit most days for lunch!

Rob Philipp