Director, Paul Hamlyn Foundation from 10 June 2013
Martin Brookes was appointed director of Paul Hamlyn Foundation in June 2013, succeeding Robert Dufton.
Brookes was formerly the chief executive of New Philanthropy Capital. A former Goldman Sachs economist (1987 – 1993) and Amnesty International researcher (1994 – 2001), he joined NPC as an analyst, became director of research in 2003 and then chief executive in March 2008.
He is chair and co-funder of Pro Bono Economics, which provides other charities with free economic expertise to help them better understand the environment in which they operate.
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Paul Hamlyn Foundation has appointed former NPC chief executive Martin Brookes as its new director.
The Social Impact Analysts Association is holding its inaugural meeting today amid calls for greater recognition of the importance of impact analysis and warnings that the progress of the practice and profession needs to be handled with great care.
Dan Corry has just joined New Philanthropy Capital as CEO. He discusses his priorities with Vibeka Mair.
The Early Action Task Force has said the conventional language of 'prevention' used around early-action projects presupposes problems, victims and perpetrators, and called for the use of a new language of 'readiness' associated with assets and strengths.
I am just wondering what the evidence is for this assertion: and particularly the inference that if we had more high quality fundraisers we would raise more money. I take as evidence the recent NPC paper on giving which said it was the banks who needed to develop better product and no mention was made of a dearth of fundraisers as being a barrier to raising money.
New Philanthropy Capital has appointed Dan Corry, a former head of the Number 10 policy unit and senior adviser to Gordon Brown on the economy, as its new chief executive, starting in October.
Pro Bono Economics, the charity set up by Martin Brookes to match volunteer economists with charities that want help to measure their outcomes, has worked with more than 25 charities since its inception three years ago and been approached by over 50.
An independent analysis of the economic value delivered by welfare-to-work charity Tomorrow’s People has estimated that for every pound spent by the charity, at least £2.40 worth of value is created for society.
Martin Brookes will leave his role as chief executive of New Philanthropy Capital in September, to return to the financial services sector.