Since we started in 2017, TrustBridge has given $50 million+ in grants to more than 50 countries on 6 continents.

TrustBridge Global is the first donor advised fund to be built from the ground up to be truly global. As a network of foundations with member offices around the world, our members professionally manage and deploy your charitable giving to all corners of the world.

 
 

Our Team

Our team is an exceptional group of experienced professionals that brings together world class expertise in finance and cross-border giving. It includes bankers, tax specialists, legal experts and philanthropy advisors. We have strategic partnerships with leading global banks and technology providers to deliver a seamless end-to-end philanthropy solution.

 
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Board Members

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Johan Du Preez

Johan is the Chairman of the Tree of Life Foundation that provides sustainable funding to charities through an actively managed endowment fund and also operates a South African donor-advised fund platform. He is the founder and CEO of the investment company, SAAD Investment Holdings, and has previously served as CEO of listed and unlisted companies in the pharmaceutical (Cipla), asset management (Glacier by Sanlam), financing (Quince Capital) and medical insurance industries (Sanlam Health).

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Daryl Heald

Daryl is the founder of Generosity Path, one of the world’s fastest growing charity giving movements, operating on six continents, in over 20 languages and 52 countries. He has served on numerous boards, both for-profit and not-for-profit including the Maclellan Foundation, where he helps lead its global grant making strategy. Daryl has been actively involved in the global generosity movement since its inception. He acts as a personal philanthropy advisor to ultra-high net worth families around the world and actively invests in private equity with a heavy emphasis on social impact.

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Thomas Winkler

Thomas has been Chairman and Founding Partner at Ayondo Holding AG since 2009. Previously, he served as CEO at ABN AMRO Switzerland, Zürich, Global Head of Private Investor Products at ABN AMRO, London, and Executive Director of FICC at Goldman Sachs, London. Thomas holds a Swiss Certificate of Competence in Banking.

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Chok-Pin Foo

Chok-Pin’s professional experience includes international corporate transactions, entity structure planning, and advisory services for high net worth individuals. He spent 11 years in the Finance Department at Microsoft Corporation, and held positions at two of the world’s leading international public accounting firms. Chok-Pin served for 9 years on the Board of Directors and 6 months as Interim President & CEO at MAP International, a global health and relief organization.

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David Wills

David has been with The National Christian Foundation since 1998 and currently serves as President emeritus. He currently also serves on the boards of Generous Giving, Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA), ProVision Foundation, and Global Generosity, as well as, Barnhart Crane & Rigging and iDonate. David has co-authored several books, including “Family. Money.”, and speaks often on the topics of generosity, wealth, and family.

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Gregory Sperry, Secretary

Greg is a highly experienced gift planning attorney at the National Christian Foundation and, previously, co-founder of a private law firm providing gift and estate planning services to high net worth families and individuals. He is a frequent presenter at seminars and charitable gift planning forums, where he is well-respected for his innovative approaches and strategic thinking. He is a graduate of Wheaton College and Vanderbilt University School of Law.


Senior Executives

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Robert Collins, CFA

CEO and Global Managing Director

For the past 14 years, Robert has served with the National Christian Foundation, an organization that has facilitated over $10 billion in charitable giving in the U.S. to more than 50,000 charities in over 100 countries. Prior to that, he was Managing Director and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Goldman Sachs (Equity Investment Management) where he led a 54-person team responsible for investing $36 billion in European and Global equities portfolios.

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Joanne Youn, JD

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Joanne brings to TrustBridge over 20 years of combined experience in litigation, corporate, and tax law, providing advice and counsel to a number of US and international corporations, as well as faith-based organizations, public charities, and private foundations. She is a graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School, and brings to her role proven strategic, analytical, and executive skills, positioning her to be a thought leader in cross-border gift planning.

 

Paul Bolte

Executive Vice President

Paul Bolte brings to TrustBridge his entrepreneurial background, strong people, systems, and number skills. For the past 11 years, he was the CEO of Bartercard New Zealand and the Founder, President & CEO of Bartercard USA. Paul is a past Chairman of the Global Board of Directors for the International Reciprocal Trade Association and a former member of the C12 Group, a network of Christian CEOs and executives working together to increase company performance and integrate faith and business. 

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Tricia Collins, LCSW

Vice President, Philanthropy and Giver Services

Tricia is a licensed clinical social worker with extensive operational experience in the healthcare and non-profit sectors. Previously, she was the Director of Operations for National Christian Foundation Tampa Bay and was the Clinical Coordinator for Social Work at Johns Hopkins All Children’s. Tricia has been with TrustBridge since its inception and continues to be passionate about helping donors and charities mobilize resources for every good work. 

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Paul Lenoir

Development Director, Europe

Paul Lenoir was trained in Swiss banking and spent over 40 years mainly in IT and business process outsourcing in the financial services industry. He specializes in trust and accountability issues in Switzerland and other European countries, with Global Trust Partners, and currently serves on the Board of Stiftung Ehrenkodex (Code of Ethics Foundation) in Switzerland.