Andrew Ho is Network Developer, Global Philanthropy, where he leads the Council's global outreach efforts through identifying, developing, and stewarding collaborative relationships with foundations and multisector stakeholders engaged in global philanthropy. He has been with the Council since June 2008, when he first served as Member Services Manager for family philanthropy, where he developed the Council’s programs for family foundations and next gen foundation staff and trustees. Prior to the Council, Andrew spent time with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders developing public-philanthropic partnerships, as a strategy consultant to foundations with TCC Group, and in key positions with Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP), and The Urban Institute’s Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy.
Andrew is a frequent speaker on philanthropy and has presented on topics such as global philanthropy trends and philanthropy in China. He is also author of several research papers on philanthropy, including “Asian American Philanthropy: Expanding Knowledge, Increasing Possibilities,” a paper presenting findings on the motivations and attitudes of Asian-Americans towards philanthropy, which was cited in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and the Sydney Morning Herald.
A former Independent Sector NGen Fellow, Andrew holds the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (C.A.P.) designation, a B.S. from the University of Maryland, College Park, and an M.B.A. and M.P.P. from Georgetown University, where he was a Waldemar A. Nielsen Philanthropy Fellow. He lives in northern Virginia with his wife and daughter. Andrew enjoys reading, jazz, and playing the piano and guitar.
You should contact Andrew with questions about global philanthropy, family foundations, multigenerational philanthropy, or Asian American philanthropy.