Philip Spedding BCom
Having gained a business degree at the University of British Columbia, Philip has spent most of his working life in the arts. Having fundraised for the arts over a number of years, he joined Arts & Business and, over the subsequent 16 years, encouraged both businesses and arts organizations to recognize how they can work together for their mutual benefit. Businesses seeking his advice have ranged from American Express in New York and Samsung in Seoul to Deutsche Bank in London and Lexus in Vienna. He eventually became the Director of Arts & Business. He has sat on the UK Treasury’s Charity Tax Forum and has advised governments both in the UK and abroad on the development of private sector support of the arts, speaking on the subject in many countries including Albania, Canada, China, Russia, South Korea, Viet Nam and across both Europe and the UK. He also sits on the Management team of the Charity Tax Group, is the Vice Treasurer of the Lambeth Horticultural Society and is a trustee of Action for Children’s Art. He joined the London Library as their Development Director in May 2014.
Tel: 020 7766 4716