Dan Corry

Dan Corry

Chief executive, New Philanthropy Capital from October 2011

In October 2011 Dan Corry became chief executive of New Philanthropy Capital following a long-standing career in policy advice and politics, with his previous role being policy adviser on the economy to the Prime Minister. In April 2012 he joined the Impetus Trust's advisory council.

He was previously head of policy at Downing Street from 2007-2010 and has been special adviser at the Department for Education and Skills, the Department for Communities and Local Government, the Department of Trade and Industry and the Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions. He has also been chair of the Council of Economic Advisers at the HM Treasury.

Dan has been widely published across a broad range of regulatory and policy matters from ‘public private partnerships’ to ‘joined-up local democracy’.

He is senior associate of aequitas consulting, an international public policy company

 

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Charities serving London increase by over 14 per cent during Boris Johnson’s time as mayor

The number of charities serving London increased by 14.7 per cent during Boris Johnson’s time as mayor of the city, according to new data published by charity think tank NPC.

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A former senior police officer has stepped down from his role on the Charity Commission board after accepting a position as chief inspector of prisons. 

Jane Payling

Public sector health bodies routinely ignore the Social Value Act when they commission services that charities could deliver, an audience of charity delegates heard last week.

'If you aren't making a difference, it's okay to call it a day', Commission chief executive says

The chief executive of the Charity Commission has urged charity trustees to be ready to shut their charity down if they are not furthering their mission.

They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.

» 'If you aren't making a difference, it's okay to call it a day', Commission chief executive says

Nigel Farage. Image courtesy of David Ileff

A survey by Ipsos Mori for NPC about how charities are perceived by people who vote for various political parties has suggested that Ukip voters have lower levels of trust in charities than those who plan to vote for one of the three mainstream parties.

Dan Corry, CEO of NPC

Setting up a charity without checking what other charitable provision already exists is “verging on the immoral”, NPC chief executive Dan Corry will tell a conference at Cass Business School today.

Acevo launches commission to tackle ‘care deficit’ in public services

Acevo has launched a new commission on the role that civil society should play in future public service delivery, and warned of a “care deficit” in public services.

UK Community Foundations wants government to discourage new private trusts

Umbrella body UK Community Foundations has recommended tougher restrictions on private trusts in order to improve effectiveness, in its ‘philanthropy manifesto’ for the general election.

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