Citywealth newsletter names inspirational philanthropists in Europe

Date: 05 Oct 2007



Commended for inspirational services to philanthropy/green efforts within Europe.
Awards were given at a Citywealth honour event on 10th October 2007 in Monaco at The Hotel de Paris, with a charity auction held and proceeds given to Outward Bound Monaco.

Although ‘new philanthropy’ is the latest terminology for applying market forces to philanthropy, those listed here have been involved in inspirational philanthropic work for decades.

Many names listed may be high profile and ‘known’ to the world at large but this was not the intention behind our list of inspirational names involved with philanthropy. Philanthropists rarely seek recognition, praise or publicity but despite this the names listed here have built significant respect and admiration from wealth managers and advisers for their long term energy and commitment in their philanthropic endeavours. For that reason they have been included. We also include links to their organisations to help raise funds and profile with their respective programmes.

Citywealth as part of its mission statement promotes and assists all charitable, philanthropic efforts and appeals with vigour, harnessing contacts and resources within the global wealth management industry. There were numerous American philanthropic organisations but this time it’s Europe’s turn. Citywealth will promote US philanthropy in our Feb 2008 programme.

Mrs Jamie Cooper Hohn CIFF Mr Christopher Cooper Hohn TCI
Sir Cliff Richard Spotting children with potential and offering coaching and grants
Cliff Richard Tennis Foundation
Ms Clare Brooks Promoting the rise of foundations that help communities
Community Foundation Network
Frau Dr Stephanie Schmid-Chiari
H.S.H Princess Marie-Eleonore von und zu Liechtenstein Helping Romanian children
Concordia Austria
Mr Stanley Fink For donations to help build the new childrens wing at St Thomas’s hospital
Evelina Childrens Trust
Mr Edward C Johnson Chairman Fidelity Foundation/ Fidelity Investments
Sir Alan Sugar Helping children
Great Ormond Street Hosptial;Jewish Care
Mr Percy Barnevik UK/Sweden Microfinance initiatives. Helping Indian children gain an education
Hand in Hand International
Mr Joji Hattori UK Helping young classical musicians
Hattori Foundation
Mr Robert Mirsky Protecting children from child abuse
Hedge Funds Care, global
Mr Stephen Dawson Venture Capital help
Impetus Trust
Mr Peter Heywood Intelligent Giving
Mr David Pitchford
Mr Ben Goldsmith JMG Foundation/ The Manuka Club
Mr Jon Aisbitt UK Implementing rigorous financial and objective criteria New
Philanthropy Capital for charitable giving
Mr Nigel Harris UK New Philanthropy Capital
Mr Richard Desmond UK Leading Anglo/Jewish charity helping children, their
Norwood families and vulnerable members of the community
Mr Ben Elton Scope
DK Matai Co-founder The Philanthropia
Mr John Bender Adviser to Clarence House Helping the under 30’s kick start entrepreneurship
Mr Ben Hardy Business development The Prince’s Trust
Tim Thornton-Jones Partner Lawrence Graham
Sir Tom Shebbeare, KCVO Director of Charities to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales
HRH The Princess Margarita Romania The enhancement of human potential and helping Romanian children
Mr Andrew Popper Romania For substantial Romanian philanthrophic efforts
Princess Margarita of Romania’s Trust and Foundations
Dr Salvatore LaSpada Assisting individuals /companies with philanthropic strategy
The Institute for Philanthropy

Commended for Services to Switzerland; Philanthropy, Swiss Financial Sector and Swiss Global Reputation

Mr Pierre Darier Chairman/Senior Partner Swiss Private Bankers Association/Lombard Odier Darier
Hentsch & Cie,
Mr Leopold D’Arenberg Founder The Arenberg Foundation
Supporting the future of Europe
Mr Etienne Eichenberger Founder/Executive Director Wise Genève/
Mr Maurice Machenbaum Founder/Executive Director Wise Genève/

Commended for Services to Monaco; inspirational philanthropy and green efforts. Helping the Monogast Financial Sector and Monaco Global Reputation

Notable philanthropic organisations, donors, individuals and associations in the region:

Prince Albert II Foundation – innovation with environmental/sea projects
The Outward Bound Monaco organisation
The Princess Grace Foundation
H.S.H Prince Albert II Prince Albert II Foundation for environment/sea/ Red Cross initiatives. Also for work with Jeune
of Monaco Chambre Economique de Monaco
H.R.H Prince Andrew The Duke of York Outward Bound Monaco
Ms Evelyne Genta UK Consul/Trustee Maison de Monaco/Prince Albert II Foundation
Mr Lionel Schutz Trustee Prince Albert II Foundation
Mr Jean-Paul Proust Minister of State, Monaco
Mr Jean-Claude Riey President Grimaldi Forum Monaco
Mr Gilles Tonelli Government Counselor for Finance and the Economy, Monaco
Dame Shirley Bassey
Mr Francesco Bongiovanni CEO CODIMA
Mr George Catsiapis
Mr William Eason Partner LG
Ms Phillip Evans Director Moores Stephens Monaco
Mr Ian Gowrie Smith
Sir Philip Green
Lady Marion Hunter The Hunter Foundation Educational work in Scotland and the developing world
Sir Tom Hunter
Mr Pierre Laffitte Founder Sophia Antipolis Foundation and Sophia Business Angels
Mr Laurie Lewis
Sir Roger Moore
Mr Gildo Pallanca Pastor CEO Venturi Automobiles
Dr Michael Peagram
Mr Carlo Ravano Commodore Yacht Club de Monaco
Mr Simon Reuben
Mr Henry Rey Notaire, Government adviser/President Montecarlo golf club Monaco
Mr Robert Rutter 1st Vice President Merrill Lynch
Mr Ringo Starr

UK/Monaco philanthropic Expert
Mr Tim Thornton-Jones Lawyer/Trustee LG/Prince Albert II Foundation

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