The ‘Oscars’ of the philanthropy world honours Imperial leading light
From the Imperial College of London
News & Events, February 12, 2013
Years of hard work to help influence Government policy on charitable giving has resulted in Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett being awarded by the ‘Oscars’of the philanthropy world.
Sir Thomas, who is the Executive Chair of the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London, was awardeda Beacon Fellowship for advocacy at the Beacon Awards for Philanthropy.
The awards celebrate philanthropists who have set the standards of best practice in philanthropy and whose work in this field has made a sustainable difference, a significant impact, or work to inspire future generations.The ceremony took place on 6 February at Mansion House, London.
He has joined 32 other philanthropists in the UK as Beacon Fellows, who have raised over £21 million, across a mix of local and global organisations, large institutions and grassroots charities.
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