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About Natalie Cargill 



Natalie runs a research organisation that advises major philanthropists on how to maximise the impact of their giving. She works with donors who collectively donate over $100m p/a, and is also a barrister and lecturer.



Natalie is the Founder & Executive Director of Effective Giving, a nonprofit which helps high-net-worth donors maximize the impact of their philanthropy.  


Effective Giving’s clients include the UK’s youngest self-made billionaire Ben Delo; their grantees include the Centre for Human Compatible AI and John Hopkins Centre for Health Security, and their collaborators include the Open Philanthropy Project. 

Effective Giving's work has been covered in Vox, Inside Philanthropy, and The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Alongside Effective Giving, Natalie coordinates a group of donors who collectively give $70m annually to one of the world’s most pressing problems, and has lectured on the principles of effective giving at the University of Cambridge and King's College London.

Natalie is also an associate barrister at Serjeants’ Inn Chambers, a tier-1 set, known for cases of ethical and political importance. She graduated with a first-class degree from the University of Oxford and has worked with the UN Human Rights Council, 80,000 Hours, and Sentience Politics.