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Philanthropy Services Team of the Year

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We are delighted to announce that the Philanthropy Services Team has won the prestigious STEP Private Client Award for Philanthropy Team of the Year – competing against the Queen’s solicitors, Farrer & Co, international bank J.P. Morgan, and leading lawyers Herbert Smith Freehills and Withers worldwide.

This is the 15th year of the awards, which are open globally both to STEP members and to non-members, recognising and celebrating excellence among private client solicitors, lawyers, accountants, barristers, bankers, trust managers and financial advisors. 

Nicola Johnson, our Chief Philanthropy Officer said:

We are delighted to have been chosen as the Philanthropy Team of the Year by the Step Private Client Awards. It’s particularly an honour given the calibre of the other teams nominated as we have first-hand experience of working with many of them and know the level of professionalism and care that they also show to their clients.

“We couldn’t have accomplished anything in the last year without the dedication of our clients, the wider Stewardship team and partnerships with other key organisations.”

“2020 has been such a monumental year for many reasons, and we have seen the importance and impact the Philanthropic community has had on responding to the crisis. We’re now looking forward to continuing finding new ways to innovate in investments, in cross-generational giving and in collaborating with other organisations to amplify the impact of generosity through Philanthropy in the UK as we move towards recovery.

Thank you all for being a part of this achievement. We love what we do, why we do it and nothing is possible without your support and patronage. It would be great to hear from you if we can serve you in any way. You can do that here.

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Hannah Gibney

Hannah joined the Philanthropy Services Team in 2019 to help reach out to new and emerging philanthropists. Her previous roles have been in the Christian and secular spheres and she is passionate about seeing people released into the fullness that God has for them.

She loves working in a team where its primary aim is to help people experience freedom through generosity.

She lives and worships in Bristol at Christ Church Clifton and is concerned about Justice and Children and Youth.