Jamie Webb is Senior Advisor for New York-based non-profit Synergos which brings together philanthropists, companies and government to solve complex problems of poverty. Jamie supports the European members of the Global Philanthropists Circle, a network of 100 global families dedicated to philanthropy.
After earlier careers in business and politics, Jamie has been operating in the non-profit sector since 2006 and is an experienced fundraising professional and non-profit leader. He has worked for UK based charities in different programme areas such as youth development, social mobility, education, HIV/AIDS and the Armed Forces.
Jamie started his non-profit career at The Prince's Trust, a youth charity established by the Prince of Wales. He was Director of Fundraising at both Help for Heroes, the most prominent wounded veterans charity in the UK, and the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which funds HIV prevention for at-risk groups in Europe, Africa and Asia. Jamie has also more recently provided consulting services to a number of prominent UK charities most notably the Queen's Commonwealth Trust, a charity established in recognition of the Queen's lifetime of service which funds social entrepreneurs, principally in Africa and South Asia.
Jamie is on the board of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, the principal UK charity for the Naval Service and chairs the Fundraising and Marketing sub-committee. He also sits on the board of a Swedish philanthropist's foundation based in London, helping his family make a difference in the areas which they care about. He has also volunteered in youth development and youth offending settings in the UK and South America. As well as working for Synergos, he delivers philanthropy training and coaching to charities, both staff and board members
Jamie has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Staffordshire University and is an alumnus of the Windsor Leadership Trust.