Jenny Santi is a philanthropy advisor to some of the world’s most generous philanthropists and celebrity activists. In 2013 she founded Saint Partners, a philanthropy services firm founded upon the vision that great wealth should lead to great philanthropy. Her firm’s clients have included Giving Pledgers, A-listers in entertainment, and some of the largest wealth managers, helping them channel their wealth, power and desire for meaning towards social good. For five years beginning at only 28 she served as Head of UBS’s award-winning Philanthropy Services department based in Southeast Asia. She holds an MBA from INSEAD, attended the Wharton School of Business and NYU’s Center for Philanthropy & Fundraising, and is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy. She serves on the board of the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation (USA). She is an animal lover, a student pilot and a global citizen who has called Manila, London, France, Singapore, and New York City home. An accomplished artist, she has trained at the Florence Academy of Art and the Art Students League of New York.
She is the author of the acclaimed book “The Giving Way to Happiness: Stories & Science Behind the Life-Changing Power of Giving” (Tarcher Penguin Random House, 2015), and is passionate about helping people discover how to give their time, talents and treasures in ways that not only change the world, but also bring happiness and fulfillment to their own lives.