Invest in Futures
Invest in Futures is an initiative that unites
the financial services industry for the common cause of investing
in disadvantaged young people and helping them become economically
Launched in 2005 by Michael Marks CBE, the
initiative has raised more than an incredible £14.7m for The
Prince’s Trust, supporting tens of thousands of young people into
jobs, education, training or volunteering. This in
turn has impacted on the wider UK society, saving millions in
The centrepiece of the Invest in Futures initiative
is the annual gala dinner, supported by leading members of
hedge fund communities, senior investment banking executives across
Europe and the US and high net worth supporters of The Prince’s
Each year the events have become higher profile and more
glamorous with previous performances from Eric Clapton,
Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Sting,
Joss Stone and Bryan Adams.
The 2012 Invest in Future event, supported by Bank of America
Merrill Lynch, saw city high flyers coming together at the newly
re-opened Savoy Hotel to raise £1million for The Prince’s
Trust. The evening was hosted by favourite British comedian Michael
McIntyre and the guests were entertained with performances by Jools
Holland and his Band, Lulu and Alison Moyet.
Find out more about the Invest in
Futures 2012 event.
Invest in Futures 2013
Invest in Futures 2013 took place on Thursday 14th February
and raised an inspiring £1.2m for The Prince's Trust. The gala
dinner was hosted by Michael McIntyre and will featured a
special performance by Gary Barlow.
The exclusive auction included fantastic prizes, helping to
raise money to enable The Prince’s Trust to invest in the futures
of disadvantaged young people. This year The Trust aims to support
at least 55,000 vulnerable young people across the UK, and needs to
raise over £1 million a week.
Find out more about Invest in Futures
For more information please contact Lucy Jervis on +44 (0)207
543 1356 or email@example.com
Invest in Futures Committee
Invest in Futures is led by a voluntary committee of
senior individuals in finance who help us to raise
awareness of The Prince's Trust in their sector.
Michael Marks, NewSmith Capital
- Rafi Berber, RP Capital Group
- Neil Cosgrove, DE Shaw
- Lady Dunstone, Chime Communications
- Daniel Galvin Jr, Celebrity Hairdresser
- Simon Greenwell, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
- Ian Mukherjee, Amiya Capital
- Gavin Prentice, Marex Spectron
- David Rubenstein, Blue Mountain
- Charles Stewart, Morgan Stanley
- Dominic Ward, UBS
- Mike Ward, C8 Investments
In addition, Invest in Futures has introduced a number of key
individuals from the global financial sector to The Prince’s Trust.
These individuals now lead philanthropic giving in these
financial communities as committed Patrons of The Prince’s
Trust. They truly are catalysts for change.
Find out more about Patrons of The