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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'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.

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.

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

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.

Dan Corry: charities need a dose of ‘creative destruction’

The charity sector needs to stop giving money to “slow and cumbersome” organisations who should have innovated years ago, Dan Corry will say tonight.

Tony Benn, who died on 14 March 2014 aged 88. Image courtesty of Isujosh

Civil society leaders paid tribute today to veteran Labour politician Tony Benn, who died this morning aged 88.

Saxton to publish strategy for raising public trust and confidence

Joe Saxton plans to use this afternoon’s public meeting of the Charity Commission to unveil a new strategy for boosting public trust and confidence in charities, as he says the Charity Commission itself does not appear to have one.

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