Extracto del artículo publicado el 1 de julio del 2011 en Alliance Magazine by Jerome Kohler, founder and director of L’Initiative Philanthropique. Lee el artículo entero aquí
Advisers´ perspectives – The role of philanthropic advisers in continental Europe.
[In Europe there is] “an emerging class of philanthropic advisers.”
“Three main characteristics define them: they are independent (they work for their clients, not for a non-profit organization or a specific provider), they are experienced (both in the non-profit sector and in dealing with the wealth of individuals, families or corporations) and they are obedient to a set of ethical rules (payment in fees, special attention to conflicts of interest).”
“In many ways, a philanthropic adviser is like a family officer. Focused on the needs of their client, their role is to define the main purpose and motivation of the philanthropist and the best way to achieve that purpose. They have to combine the skills of experts (lawyers, bankers, field practitioners) with knowledge and experience of the sector. As the sector grows and becomes more diverse, so does the value and complexity of the role of the adviser.”
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