Learning from failures and managing risk

Improve your ability to find the right strategies to turn failures into a formative and constructive moment

Learning from failures and managing risk

Event details
Location and contact details for this event.
Event type: 
7 Nov 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue address: 
Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP, 15th Floor, Milton House, Milton Street, London, EC2Y 9BH
Philanthropy Impact



“I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.”
Thomas Edison

The philanthropy and social investment sectors are in constant evolution: trends, tools, structure, and models change frequently to meet emerging needs.

Navigating this challenging area requires not only the knowledge to understand it but also the ability to explore new opportunities and strategies with all that entails, including the risk of failure; and to learn from failures.

Our society requires ever-higher work standards and our business model is based on the pursuit of goals and success, where there appears to be no room for mistakes.

Organisations, at all levels, are not confident to share their failures and how they have been managed as this may damage their public image and reputation.

During this fascinating discussion, the speakers will share their personal experience describing how they managed failure during their journey. Join us and:

  •  Learn about the reasons for failure and how to address growth and change
  •  Deepen your understanding of the importance of incentivising a constructive dialogue on learning from failure
  •  Learn how to encourage people to take risks
  •  Improve your ability to find the right strategies to turn failures into a formative and constructive moment


Chair: George King IV, Partner, MASECO Private Wealth

Panel: Ceris Gardner, Partner, Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP

          Edward Thomas, New Business Manager, Oxfam

          Matthew Bowcock, Philanthropist and Co-Founder of The Beacon Collaborative

          Nick Temple, CEO, Social Investment Business.


Philanthropy Impact would like to thank

Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP

For generously hosting this event









Event registration
Event cost: 
Non-members £60/£80