Yael Phillips graduated from Cambridge University with an MA Cantab in Social and Political Sciences. Following her degree she volunteered and traveled in Africa and Asia, before returning to London to start the Graduate Scheme at Diageo, a leading global beverage company. Yael worked in Diageo's Marketing department on campaigns for international brands such as Baileys, Captain Morgan and Jose Cuervo.
Yael came to Israel on the Career Israel Program, where she worked at Debate Company, and following her Aliyah and acceptance to the Israel Research Fellows program, Yael began to work as External Relations Coordinator at the Reut Institute. Yael joined the Armoza team in July 2013 as Head of Marketing, and from 2016 began to head up strategic initiatives in the company.