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Phil McCabe

Pacific Regional Coordinator

DSCC team member Phil McCabe

Phil McCabe has been an Ocean campaigner since 2010. With 5 years as Chairperson of Kiwis against Seabed Mining (KASM), he led a ground-up, cross-sector movement successfully challenging three global precedent-setting seabed mining applications in New Zealand’s courts. Phil joined the DSCC in 2020 to connect key actors across the Pacific region working on the deep sea mining issue and support the carrying of community and stake-holder concerns to the wider public and decision making rooms. Phil brings a layered perspective and collaborative approach to Ocean protection.