Carnegie Trust UK

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Carnegie Trust UK
founded in the year 1913
acronym CarnegieUK
City Dunfermline
Country United Kingdom
Legal form Caritable Trust
address Carnegie UK Trust, Andrew Carnegie House, Pittencrieff Street, Dunfermline KY12 8AW
founder Andrew Carnegie
type of institution Think Tank
number of employees 19
Virtual Networks A "Virtual Network" is a group of Think Tanks identified by certain semantic and normative (ideological) commonalities (e.g. climate change scepticism). Such a virtual network constitutes a research field that differs from the study of formal networks. Formal networks are real in the sense of officially acknowledged and immediately open to empirical validation. Virtual networks on the other hand display shared ideas. Social network analysis tools can be applied to find out if or to what extent virtual networks are real networks that display linkages (membership in networks, personnel, resources etc.). Unconnected think tanks in turn can be considered special cases in need of explanation independent from network structures (unless we have to assume invisible, hidden or covered ties). Wellbeing
Last revision 30.05.2018
Output of Carnegie Trust UK 2022
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The following coordinate was not recognized: 68.27512191528977; 44.55421348267788.The following coordinate was not recognized: 68.27512191528977; 44.55421348267788. Part of the Carnegie Worldwide Trust, Carnegie UK is located in Dunfermline (Scotland), the hometown of its founder Andrew Carnegie, the Scottish-American industrialist. Its main programme of work in the UK currently centres around 'wellbeing'. The Trust has been influential in setting up a national wellbeing strategie in Scotland as well as Northern Ireland.

Organizational Structure and Funding

Originally funded by an endowment of £100.000 by its founder Andrew Carnegie.


Carnegie UK Trust, Andrew Carnegie House, Pittencrieff Street, Dunfermline KY12 8AW


Chair of the Board: Sir John Elvidge; President: William Thomson CBE; Chief Executive: Martyn Evans

Working mode, goals

The aim is to influence public policy through partnerships and evidence-based innovations and practices. The 2016-2020 Strategic Plan sets three Strategic Objectives for Carnegie UK's work:

- Be a recognised leader in wellbeing and its links to public policy - Be a champion for sharing learning between all jurisdictions of the UK and Ireland - Make working across the public, private and voluntary sector more normal and valued

Cooperations with Think Tanks

Think Tanks that claim to cooperate with the Carnegie Trust UK

While the section above shows Think Tanks the Carnegie Trust UK claims to cooperate with, the list below shows Think Tanks that claim to cooperate with the Carnegie Trust UK. NONE

Cooperations with Non-Think Tanks


We used the DGs of the EU to generate a basic list of topics. This list is going to be steadily extended. However we try to preserve a persistent list of topics.

  • Wellbeing
  • digital economy
  • Work and Working Conditions
  • Regional and Urban Policy


This section is used to note presumptions that need further investigation, as well as things that don't fit into other sections.

other board members: Aideen McGinley OBE; Albert Tucker; David Walker; Diana Brittan; Fiona Robertson; Ian Wilson; Jane Livingstone; Janet McCauslin; Megan Mathias; Mike Reid; Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE; William Perrin; Willie Campbell Employees: Alison Manson - CORPORATE SERVICES OFFICER; Anna Grant - SENIOR POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER; Douglas White - HEAD OF ADVOCACY; Gail Irvine - SENIOR POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER; Genna Nelson - CORPORATE SERVICES OFFICER; Georgina Bowyer - POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER; Jennifer Wallace - HEAD OF POLICY; Jenny Brotchie - POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER; Jenny Peachey - SENIOR POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER; Lauren Coutts EVENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER; Lauren Pennycook - SENIOR POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER; Liz Pullar - FINANCE OFFICER; Lucy Smith - SENIOR CORPORATE SERVICES OFFICER; Pippa Coutts - POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER; Rachel Heydecker - POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER; Rebecca Munro - CORPORATE SERVICES OFFICER; Rebekah Menzies - POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER; Steven Thompson - HEAD OF FINANCE AND CORPORATE SERVICES