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
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.
Stelios has also created his own philanthropic foundation in the UK (UK Charity No 1441206 & Company No 07567138). 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.
"2019 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Fellowship. I will therefore be looking to ensure that we celebrate all that has been achieved so far, and also using this as an opportunity to drive ambitious growth so we support more …Read More
An update from our successful candidate James Washington: 'I am now approximately 9 hours in to my Stelios Disabled Pilots’ Scholarship, and enjoying every moment! I have settled on learning to fly mainly in a PA-28 and I am getting …Read More
Biggest ever prizes for star business people. It has been 13 years since Sir Stelios set up the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs with disability charity Leonard Cheshire, to celebrate and support the hard work of disabled people who have …Read More
It has been 13 years since I set up the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs with disability charity Leonard Cheshire, to celebrate and support the hard work of disabled people who have set up their own businesses. We’ve been proud …Read More
Sir Stelios and the team at his Philanthropic Foundation offer our congratulations to the LSE scholars who were awarded either a first-class or upper second-class degree at the end of their three year course. We wish them well for the …Read More
On the 30th of May 2017, Stelios joined the group of philanthropists led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet who pledge to give the majority of their wealth to charity. This group of individuals called www.givingpledge.org, which was started in 2010 …Read More
Over 200 LSE alumni and other guests, last night welcomed fellow graduate Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou to the School’s Shaikh Zayed theatre for a special event on entrepreneurship and philanthropy. After a brisk 30 minute presentation in which Sir Stelios gave his …Read More