John Pepin

Philanthropy and Impact Consultancy

Chief Executive, Philanthropy Impact

Philanthropy and social entrepreneurship have been John's passion. This has been demonstrated in numerous ways including being an author and leader of innovation, change and growth. He has been based in the UK for 18 years.  

He spent over 15 years as a chief executive of a variety of Canadian charities/ social enterprises/ associations; and he has 20 years experience as a social entrepreneurial consultant internationally working with over 300 charities, social enterprises, infrastructure support organisations, and trade/ professional associations of all sizes and in rural and urban settings in the UK and internationally. Currently he is Chief Executive, Philanthropy Impact whose purpose is the increase philanthropic giving and social investment across Europe by working with professional advisors to HNW and UHNW individuals. 

He has experience in innovative service and programme design, revenue generation, charity management, social enterprise and social investment, venture start-up and management, and business strategy consulting across multiple third sector verticals as well as experience from Thailand and Indonesia encouraging social entrepreneurialism and feasibility studies in both countries creating social investment funds. including venture philanthropy as part of the spectrum of financial support.