Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

Heiko Specking

Author
Heiko Specking has over 25 years of experience in the fields of social environmental investments, philanthropy advisory and longterm business development.
 
Having worked for service providers in the field of ethical investments, he joined a Multi-Family Office in Zurich to set up their charity services, guiding the clients in their philanthropic efforts and managing their projects globally. He headed the Philanthropy and Social Responsible Investment Advisory at Credit Suisse Solution Partners advising the premium clients of the bank in respect of their charitable engagement and social investing activities. In 2014 Heiko set up specking+partners ltd., a firm serving individuals, foundations, intermediaries and corporations internationally in respect of their responsible engagements.
 
He is on the board of the Light for the World Association in Switzerland, supporting eye health services and the inclusion of disadvantaged people in developing countries. Being a committee member of the Zurich chapter of Philanthropy Impact, he moderates regular roundtable discussions. On a voluntary basis he strategically supports various charitable initiatives and start-ups with a social impact in Switzerland and the UK.
 
He holds an MBA in Business Administration from the University of Frankfurt/Main and is a qualified trust and estate practitioner (TEP).