Cherian Philip is an Indian politician and the Coordinator of Nava Kerala Action Plan, which is a Kerala government initiative. He has served as the Secretary of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee and was a prominent youth and student leader of the Indian National Congress. A political historian of Kerala and India, he has authored several books. He worked as a consultant for Kairali TV and People TV. He was the Chairman of Kerala Tourism Development Corporation and founder president of Kerala Deshiya Vedhi - a social organisation.