assembles distinguished philanthropists to review the philanthropic action. It recognizes the diversity of talent, ideas and excellence across the world of philanthropy and drives public attention to social responsibility of wealthy individuals and luxury brands. The event gives thought-provoking programming and invaluable networking. The primary goal of the event is to share philanthropic experience and shape some sort of global philanthropic agenda.
From 11.00 to 15.30 — Discussions
How Private Wealth Can Fill Public Gaps? Charity, Philanthropy & Social Investment.
What Are the Key Trends in Philanthropy? Philanthropy is much more than money donation, its strategic and visionary action focused on rebuilding and making change, — policy, laws, education, culture, media, etc.
How Celebrities & Luxury Brands Work to Save Natural Resources and Improve the Livelihoods and Education of the Most Vulnerable and Unprotected People? With special guests!
Foundation Albert II (Monaco),
Mr. Olivier Wenden, Director
Established by HSH Prince Albert II, the organization is dedicated to the protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development, renewable energy on a global scale.
Bloomberg is the leading provider of business news and analysis reaching over 300 million viewers worldwide.
Francesco Maio, board member
The Forbes brand today reaches more than 94 million people worldwide with 38 editions around the globe. Forbes France was launched in October 2017 addressing affluent, dynamic and visionary people. Historically, Forbes has paid attention to philanthropy as a part of business ethics.
Coutts Institute (London),
Ms. Lenka Setkova, Director
Coutts (est.1692) is the first private bank in the UK to establish a dedicated philanthropy team, Coutts Institute. The institution is well known for its Million Dollar Donors Report tracking stats and trends in major philanthropic donations over $1 million.
Ms.Rebecca Robins, Global Director
Interbrand is the world leading branding company represented in 27 countries, famous for the annual Best Brands ranking. Rebecca is co-author of the FT acclaimed book "Meta-luxury: Brands and the Culture of Excellence" and she was also named in the global list of Luxury Women to Watch.
Luxury Briefing (London),
Sir James Ogilvy, Founder
Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, Luxury Briefing is an intelligence report received by 13.000 leaders (owners, directors; CEOs, MDs) of luxury companies, e.g. Harrods, Four Seasons, Estee Lauder, Morgan Stanley, LVMH, Tiffany & Co, Graff, Polo Ralph Lauren and many more.
Centre for European Policy Studies (Brussels),
Mr. Daniel Gros, Director
Centre for European Policy Studies is major EU think tank providing "solutions to the challenges facing Europe today". Mr.Gros was appointed director bloom previously working for the International Monetary Fund, European Commission, numerous governments and central banks. He is frequent speaker at World Economic Forum and former advisor to French prime minister.
Centre d'Etude et de Recherche sur la Philanthropie (Paris),
Dr. Antoine Vaccaro, President
After professional experiences in renowned NGOs and communication groups (Fondation de France, Medecins du Monde, TBWA), Mr. Vaccaro now chairs at Faircom (global fundraising agency) and the Fundraising Lab, an innovative incubator for non-profit start-ups. He is co-founder of Association Francaise des Fundraisers and philanthropy chair at Essec Business School.
New Philanthropy Capital (London),
Acclaimed as 'the best philanthropy advisors in the world' by The Evening Standard, New Philanthropy Capital team occupies a unique position at the nexus between charities and funders, helping them achieve the greatest impact. The idea for NPC was hatched by the well-known economist and then Goldman Sachs partner, Gavyn Davies, and his fellow partner, Peter Wheeler.
Stelios Philanthropic Foundation (Monaco),
Mr.Stelios Haji-Ioannu, Founder
Stelios Haji-Ioannou is best known for founding budget airline EasyJet and Stelmar shipping company. Stelios received a knighthood from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for services to entrepreneurship, and since 2009 he has been the Honorary General Consul for the Republic of Cyprus in the Principality of Monaco where he now lives. The Stelios Philanthropic Foundation was created organise his charitable giving in areas such as scholarships, the environment and promoting entrepreneurship.
Maecenata Institute for Philanthropy and Civil Society (Berlin),
Dr. Rupert Graf Strachwitz, Head
Dr. Graf Strachwitz has been involved with not-profit organizations for over 30 years — as a volunteer, staff member, board member, and lecturer. Acclaimed as one of the key people of philanthropy in Germany, he founded and currently chairs at Maecenata Institute (an independent academic centre, affiliated to Humboldt University). Dr. Graf Strachwitz chaired the German Advisory Council on Global Change. Prior he served at Sovereign Order of Malta and became regional director for the Order in Bavaria, and in German Caritas, where he was vice-president.
OnlyWatch by Christie's (Monaco),
Dr. Luc Pettavino, Founder
OnlyWatch is biennial charity auction of unique timepieces created by the finest brands united for research on duchenne muscular dystrophy. It is held by Christie's in Geneva, Monaco, Dubai, Hong Kong, New York and Los Angeles. Mr. Pettavino is former CEO and shareholder of the Monaco Yacht Show for nearly two decades. He brought this show up to its world leading position. He has always kept corporate social responsibility at the heart of his commitments. He is also co-founder of Association Monegasque contre les Myopathies (AMM) and was also knighted Chevalier de l'Ordre de Saint Charles by H.S.H. Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
Borneo Wildlife Preservation,
Kat Pirelli, Founder
Borneo Wildlife Preservation was created by Ms. Pirelli's passion, drive, and commitment to protecting wildlife and her belief in education and awareness for a better future of sustainability for the preservation of our planet.
recognizes the most dynamic givers and visionary thinkers in philanthropy:
• Commitment to Positive Change
• Outstanding Contribution to Charity
• Support for Culture, Education and the Arts