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.
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Incorporating a wider breadth of charity finance subjects alongside
established streams on charity VAT & tax and charity investment.
Martin Brookes has left his post as director of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation “by mutual agreement” after 13 months in the job.
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation has opened a live and interactive public consultation to generate ideas to help it shape its next strategic plan.
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.
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.
A library-based youth reading and volunteering programme that was highly commended at this year’s Charity Awards has just won £1m from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation to enable it to scale up to reach 13 times as many young people.
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.