Who We Are

Philip Endersbee, OAM

Phil Endersbee LgePhilip Endersbee is a manufacturing professional who has spent his working career in the textile industry. Phil commenced his career with Pacific Dunlop before founding Wilderness Wear Australia Pty Ltd in 1989 where he still holds the position of Managing Director.

Phil has extensive experience in the not-for-profit industry having been a past Director of an Australian Football League Club, a past Director of Women’s Cricket Australia, past Deputy Chair of Plan International Australia and a bereavement counsellor for Caritas Hospice.

Phil has been involved with Very Special Kids since close to it’s inception in the late 1980’s through a connection with the Rotary Club of Melbourne. In addition to serving on the Foundation Committee since 2015, he also holds voluntary positions of Trustee of the John T Reid Charitable Trusts, Trustee of the Alexander Miller Trust and President of Outdoor Retailer Australia.