Philip Schleifer is an Assistant Professor of Transnational Governance at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). His research interests lie in the areas of global environmental politics, international political economy, and Corporate Social Responsibility. His current projects focus on the effectiveness of transnational private governance.

At UvA, Philip Schleifer is a member of the Political Economy and Transnational Governance program group. He is also a research fellow of the Earth System Governance Project. His other activities include advisory work for international organizations and governments, including  the International Labour Organization, the International Trade Centre, and the Dutch Government. Prior to his current position, he was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. He holds a PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics.