Philanthropy and Social Impact Advisor

Juliet Cockram Agnew's career has focused on connecting high impact social causes with those who have the resources to truly make a difference. Juliet has worked in the field of social change and philanthropy for over fifteen years, in a variety of senior and leadership roles and settings. She has worked for individual philanthropists, foundations and financial institutions, as well as charities and social enterprises. Her experience is diverse, including the setting up and running of international charities and foundations; advising individual philanthropists; running corporate giving programmes; and development of a philanthropy platform for a global wealth management bank. She is increasingly involved in leadership training and team performance coaching for companies and social enterprises. 

Juliet has worked most recently as Head of Philanthropy at I.G. Advisors, a strategy consultancy specialising in the social impact space for companies, charities and philanthropists. She was also a Director of UBS Philanthropy Services UK, where she advised UHNW and HNW clients on effective giving across broad thematic areas, developed global philanthropy solutions and connected high impact causes with donors. In this time she has worked on some of the biggest, global mobilisations of funding for good causes in history. 

Previously, Juliet worked as Foundation Director for the emerging markets investment manager, Ashmore, where she developed the oversaw the company's global philanthropic strategy spanning charitable investments across 7 countries. Juliet was a Director (trustee) of the award-winning Nationwide Foundation for 6 years until June 2018.

Juliet has Masters degrees from Oxford University and University College London, a Certificate in Grant-making, Philanthropy and Social Investment from Cass Business School and has undertaken field-based, Harvard Business School-led training in social enterprise management.

Juliet is a new mum to a vivacious baby boy and when she’s not doing that, in her spare time she is a voracious traveller, foodie and yogi.