Quentin Phillipps

Quentin Phillipps has been interested in the wildlife and natural history of Borneo all his life. He was born in Sandakan Sabah in 1951 and grew up on the Tuaran Rubber Estate. He was educated at Sabah College, Kota Kinabalu, Bedales School, and King’s College Cambridge, where he studied Japanese and Economics. At 17 he won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition (junior section) with the first-ever photograph of a nesting Chestnut-headed Thrush, taken at Poring. Currently he divides his time between London, where he owns a property business, and Tg Aru, Kota Kinabalu.

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