Alberto Lidji has been Director of Development at the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation since 2013. After a career in the private sector, focused on capital introduction into emerging and frontier markets, he ventured into the world of philanthropy and was the Head of Development and Alumni Relations at Trinity College, Cambridge, before taking up his current post.
Winsome McIntosh has served on the board of the McIntosh Foundation since 1972. She has founded several initiatives, including: the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Florida; ClientEarth, UK and EU; Rachel’s Network, US; and the Association of Small Foundations, US.
Lou Zhongfu is honorary Chairman of Guangsha Holding Group. The company, which is involved in building properties, has more than 100 member companies, employs 120,000 people and has assets of more than RMB30bn.
Anatoly Sedykh is Chairman of the United Metallurgical Company (OMK) and President of the OMK-Uchastie (OMK-Participation) Charity Fund. OMK is one of Russia’s largest manufacturers of pipes, railway wheels and automobile springs.
Irina Sedykh has been Chair of the Supervisory Board of the OMK-Uchastie Charity Fund since 2009. In 2011, she helped found the Art-Ovrag culture festival in the town of Vyksa (in the Nizhny Novgorod region) and now heads the festival’s council.
Tamer Makary serves as the Executive Director of the Magrabi Foundation, whose offices are based in Cairo, and is a member of the Board of Trustees. Tamer is also Vice President of the Africa Eye Foundation, in charge of strategic partnership and fundraising, and Head of Business Development for Magrabi Optical.
For Claire Chiang, philanthropy is about more than simply giving money to her favourite causes. She is passionate about the need to engage with individual projects, and believes corporations can be a force for good.
The partners of investment management firm ADM Capital created a Foundation to alleviate poverty, educate underprivileged children and protect the environment. Discover how they’ve engaged others in their mission.
The Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation was established in 2003 to continue the philanthropic work of Robert Yet-Sen Chen. Find out about the Foundation from James Chen, Robert’s son and Co-Chair of the Foundation.
The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) is Hong Kong’s primary charity working with young people. It was established in 1960 by George Stokes of the British Christian Welfare Council. Yolanda Chiu is Deputy Executive Director at the Federation.
Wu Zhi Qiao (Bridge to China) encourages volunteers, especially students, to build bridges and other facilities in remote and poor villages in mainland China. Discover how they enlist the support of major donors.