As a business owner, entrepreneur, and active philanthropist, Matthew Bowcock believes philanthropy is an essential part of our caring culture that should go hand in hand with the freedom to create and own wealth.
As founder of a global wealth management consultancy business, Cath Dovey could see from her research a growing desire among wealthy people to be part of the solution to social and environmental challenges.
Yet, both could see that only a small proportion of people with significant resources at their disposal were using those assets for public good. Why was this?
We have a long tradition of philanthropy in Britain, so we set to understand what stops wealthy people from giving more in the UK and importantly how can we change this?