International Philanthropy Advisors
G.P. Keegan, CEO & Founder
Gerald Patrick Keegan is the CEO and Founder of Keegans. He has over 10 years experience helping UHNWI clients develop and manage their philanthropic priorities. He currently serves as Chief Advancement Officer at IMD Business School in Switzerland, where he leads Development and Alumni Relations. Previously, he served as a Director of Cambridge University Health Partners (CUHP) responsible for overseeing all aspects of health and medicine related development activity at the University of Cambridge.
We believe philanthropy is driven by individual passions, essential to personal and family growth. Well researched and strategically planned philanthropic investments built around issues important to individuals and families can change the world and create an enduring legacy for generations to come.
We have extensive first-hand experience of the practicalities of implementing the effective planning, execution, management and evaluation of structured programs of philanthropy at the highest levels worldwide. Our deep sector experience is the cornerstone of our ability to serve our clients.
"With insight and judgement shaped by working with ultra-high net worth individuals from all around the world, we appreciate the subtlety and complexity of the philanthropy our clients engage in and their motivations for doing so."
Our primary objective is always to be clients most trusted advisor in matters of strategic philanthropy and to ensure our clients reach their most important philanthropic goals. We apply the same rigorous due diligence, monitoring and evaluation to our clients philanthropy as private wealth management institutions do in traditional wealth management scenarios.
Our advisory team is led by senior practitioners with extensive first-hand experience of the practicalities of implementing the effective planning, execution and management of structured programs of philanthropy at the highest levels worldwide. The quality of our people is the cornerstone of our ability to serve our clients. For this reason, we only partner with exceptional people, with industry leading experience at the very highest level possible.
September 19, 2022
Gates Foundation commits $100 million for equity in higher education.
$100 million commitment in support of efforts to transform institutions of higher education to close equity gaps for Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and low-income students.
September 20, 2022
Partners In Health establishes $200 million scholarship fund.
Partners In Health (PIH) has announced its plans for a $200 million scholarship fund for students attending the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) in Rwanda.
September 20, 2022
UPenn receives $55 million for ‘cancer interception’ institute.
$55 million gift from alumni Mindy and Jon Gray in support of early detection and prevention of breast, ovarian, pancreatic, and prostate cancers.