Christopher Clinton Conway is an engaged nonprofit leader serving iconic nonprofit institutions and ultra-high-net-worth individuals in pursuit of meaningful impact and lasting change. Mr. Conway launched his career assisting former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter create an innovative, global health agenda, and win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002, at The Carter Center of Emory University. An attorney and global tax expert, he has built his practice as a philanthropic advisor across healthcare, international development and biomedical research.
Conway’s practiced agility structuring major gift transactions is paired with incisive business acumen directing transformative change. As a fundraising executive, Conway designed and successfully executed record-setting capital and endowment fundraising campaigns. A sought-after speaker and consultant, Mr. Conway is well known for his emphasis on outcomes, efficiency and style. He is oft quoted on questions regarding donor naming opportunities and complex gifts. A television, print and online media contributor he was most recently featured on Bloomberg Television and in publications including: The Wall Street Journal, W Magazine, Town & Country and International New York Times.
Conway opened an E.U. office in 2016, and has worked extensively across the U.K., Ireland, France, Spain and Denmark. In 2022 and 2023, Mr. Conway and Philanthropic Counsel, LLC partnered with U.S. based Gobel Group to establish a presence in the EU and UK. The result of this partnership was the creation of Gobel International, a consultancy headquartered in Ireland, actively engaging the global philanthropic community.