Alexander Gordon-Brown

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Donations

How much do you plan to donate?: 
>=50%
To which causes?: 
Global poverty
Existential risk and far future causes
Meta-level causes
For how long?: 
Until I retire
Any additional information about the donation plans above: 

While I'm high-earning I target at least 50%, otherwise at least 20%.

Selected past donations: 
AmountToWhen
Against Malaria Foundation2013
Donations I've helped influence: 
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Past donations: 

Elsewhere on the web

Your views and values

Moral philosophy: 
Consequentialist/utilitarian (or think that this covers the most important considerations)
Causes you think you should devote resources to: 
Global poverty
Improving rationality or science
Far future concerns (besides existential risk)
Meta charities which direct resources to these causes
Actions you're taking to support these causes: 

Donations
Cause research

Hours a month spent on these activities: 
10
Diet: 
Meat-eating
Other social movements identified with: 
Skeptic/atheist

You and EA

Year you first heard the term 'Effective Altruism': 
2013
Groups you're a member of: 
The 'Effective Altruists' Facebook group
Giving What We Can (you've taken the pledge)
Local EA group
Which factors were important in 'getting you into' Effective Altruism, or altering your actions in its direction?: 
Giving What We Can
Personal contact with an EA or EAs
Number of friends who'd describe themselves as Effective Altruists: 
0-5 friends
How you first heard about 'Effective Altruism': 
Friend

Your career

Planned career path: 
Earning to Give
Confidence that you'll take this career path: 
I am currently working in this career path, and do not anticipate changing.
Are you currently doing earning to give?: 
Yes

Demographics

Gender: 
Male
Highest level of education completed or currently pursuing: 
Master’s degree
Country: 
United Kingdom
City: 
London
Religious beliefs: 
Atheist, agnostic or non-religious
Political views: 
Centre left
Full-time student?: 
No