Matthew Bowcock CBE
Co-founder and Chair
Matthew Bowcock co-founded the Beacon Collaborative with Cath Dovey. He has been Chairman of UK Community Foundations, a Council Member of Arts Council England and a trustee of The Philanthropy Workshop and Philanthropy Impact. Matthew is currently Deputy Chair of the Watts Gallery Artists Village. In 2012 he authored a report for the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, “Digital Giving in the Arts – Democratising Philanthropy.” Through the family foundation, the Hazelhurst Trust, he has focused on community projects, arts for social impact and developing more and better philanthropy. His background is in technology entrepreneurship, company start-up and investment and he has established several businesses in Australia, the US and the UK.