Founder of the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation
UK Local Website
Stelios Foundation UK Headquarters
34 Thurloe Square, South Kensington, London, SW7 2SR
THE STELIOS PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION
was set up by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou (stelios.org):
The Stelios Philanthropic Foundation’s mission is to support a diverse range of charitable activities, primarily in places where the founder has lived and worked – the UK, Greece, Cyprus and Monaco.
This is the website for the UK activities of the Foundation. www.stelios-uk.foundation
A maker of metal polishing products, a Christmas tree grower and the creator of an innovative skill-matching jobs board are among the winners of this year’s Stelios Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs. The prestigious awards, first launched in 2007, are jointly run by the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation and Leonard Cheshire. This...Read full article
Stelios, born in Athens, Greece, is a dual citizen of the UK and Cyprus. Stelios’ parents were born in Cyprus when the island was a British colony.
Stelios was educated in the UK at the London School of Economics (1987) and City University (1988) and started his best known business easyJet.com at Luton Airport, north of London, UK in 1995.
The easy family of brands managed by easyGroup which is Stelios’ private investment company is now headquartered at 10 Ansdell Street, Kensington, London easy.com.
It is headquartered at 34 Thurloe Square, South Kensington SW7 2SR. This grade 2 listed building at this prestigious address is available to other UK charities to host their own charitable events there by agreement for free.
In 2017 Sir Stelios joined the Giving Pledge, the global movement of philanthropists led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet who have committed to give half their fortunes to a good cause , during their life times or by will.
Some of the recurring charity projects in the UK are listed below as well as the latest news and events that are happening in London.
Stelios is best known for creating easyJet and the easyFamily of brands in 1995 in London when he was 28 years old.
Today he and his family own about 1/3 of the shares of easyJet PLC but he also owns the intellectual property rights
to the easyFamily of brands including easyJet via his private company easyGroup limited