Ludwig Forrest is Philanthropy Advisor since 19 years at the King Baudouin Foundation’s Centre for Philanthropy and provides information, guidance and tailor-made help on strategic philanthropy to private donors, families, businesses and professional advisers who wish to engage in public benefit initiatives. He serves as well as international philanthropy architect for global philanthropic movements. Helping donors and beneficiaries to find effective solutions for philanthropic intentions, and fostering and simplifying the European cross-border giving environment by promoting the Transnational Giving Europe network are his main objectives.
Ludwig is member of the Board of the Belgian Federation of Philanthropic foundations and highly involved at the European Foundation Centre, advocate at national and EU-level, and publicist and speaker/moderator at international conferences. Also he organized and coordinated the three editions of the Philanthropy Day in Brussels and in 2017, the first edition of the Spring of Philanthropy gathering more than 1500 persons from Belgium and Europe interested in Philanthropy. Next edition is foreseen in 2020.