Martin  Brookes

Martin Brookes

Director, Paul Hamlyn Foundation from 10 June 2013

Martin Brookes was appointed director of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation in June 2013.

He was formerly the chief executive of New Philanthropy Capital.

A former Bank of England (1987 – 1993) and Goldman Sachs economist (1994 – 2001), he joined NPC as an analyst, became director of research in 2003 and then chief executive in March 2008.

Brookes is chair and co-founder of Pro Bono Economics, which provides other charities with free economic expertise to help them better understand the environment in which they operate.

 

Photo credit: Matt Clayton/PHF

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Martin Brookes. Image courtesy of Matt Clayton, PHF

Martin Brookes has left his post as director of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation “by mutual agreement” after 13 months in the job.


Martin Brookes, CEO of Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Paul Hamlyn Foundation chief executive Martin Brookes has admitted to harbouring personal doubts about social investment, suggesting there are ethical issues around it that the sector has yet to confront.

Transition Fund under fire for short deadline

The application window for the Transition Fund is too short and the conditions too difficult to satisfy, New Philanthropy Capital has said.

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