Toby Usnik

Philanthropic Impact


Toby Usnik founded Philanthropic Impact Partners (π) in 2016. Philanthropic Impact is a global advisory firm that draws on three decades of experience working with the world’s most influential corporations, philanthropists and social innovators to tackle problems both global and local and build a shared sense of community. A small, bespoke firm by design and discipline, Philanthropic Impact provides a consistent, top quality set of valueadded services to help its clients optimize their philanthropic missions .
Previously, Mr. Usnik was Chief Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Officer and International Director at Christie’s, the world’s leading art business. In this role, he worked with colleagues, clients, vendors and outside observers to execute Christie’s CSR initiatives globally under its Art+Soul umbrella. Through CSR, Christie’s continues to aim to responsibly manage its people and practices in order to leave a positive, enduring impact on society, particularly in helping to preserve and promote the world’s collective cultural heritage.
Previously Mr. Usnik was Senior Vice President and International Head of Corporate Communications, Christie’s International, since August 2007. As head of Christie’s global communications staff, he worked closely with all the key specialist departments and management at Christie’s to ensure that Christie’s was recognized as the world’s leading art business. This included responsibility for media relations, public relations, crisis communications and employee communications.


SDGs: Opening New Roads for Sustainability
Sept. 19 • 13:30 – 14:30

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