Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou

Sir Stelios
Haji-Ioannou

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.