filippo, benBen Filippo was a graduate research fellow in the CHW during the 2016-17 academic year.  He was most recently the Executive Director of Preservation Durham but is currently one of the owners of East Durham Bake Shop, which he runs with his wife, Ali.  He studied History at Tufts University and Economic Development at SOAS (London). He has worked as a consultant for non-profit and for-profit entities, small and large, and has run his own small business.