Modern philanthropy made simple

Our philanthropy team helps to ensure that your individual philanthropic goals are achieved.

Whether you're new to philanthropy or an established philanthropists who wants to achieve as high an impact as possible, our advisors can help.

Contact us today for a no obligation discussion with our philanthropy team.

What we can help with

If you're looking for any of the following, we can help.

  • An effective and efficient giving method
  • A way to involve your family in philanthropy
  • Innovative and measured solutions solving world problems
  • Access to a global network of like-minded peers

Make your philanthropy count

Your philanthropy options

UBS Optimus Foundation UK

The UBS Optimus Foundation UK focuses on programs that have a potential to be transformative, scalable and sustainable so that you know you are making a real difference to the lives of vulnerable children.

UBS Optimus Foundation UK
UBS UK Donor-Advised Foundation

UBS UK Donor-Advised Foundation

Create a lasting legacy and include your family in your charitable giving with a Donor-Advised Foundation (DAF), a simple way to build your own charitable fund without the complexity or cost of setting up your own private charitable foundation.

Community Affairs

Do you want to want to partner with an established community program to support education and entrepreneurship in the UK?

Community Affairs

Your philanthropy team

If you have any questions or would like to discuss your philanthropy, please contact a member of our team for a no obligation discussion. Our philanthropy services are suitable for individuals with £500k or more bankable assets.

Tom Hall

Tom Hall
Head of Philanthropy Services UK

With over 12 years’ experience working with and advising private clients, Tom leads our UK Philanthropy services to help clients identify and achieve their philanthropic and impact investing strategies.

Vanessa Smye

Vanessa Smye
Client Relations

Vanessa has over 10 years’ experience working with private clients. She spent over four years as Philanthropy & Corporate Partnerships Manager at the disability charity Scope.

Anthony Donatelli

Anthony Donatelli
Business Manager

Anthony joined the UK Philanthropy Services team in April 2015 after spending two years working in UBS's Group Strategic Change and Group COO Risk Management.