Matthew Bowcock


Matthew Bowcock is a Council Member of the Arts Council of England and a trustee of Philanthropy Impact, The Philanthropy Workshop, the Beacon Awards and the Watts Gallery. He was previously Chairman of UK Community Foundations and a member of the Philanthropy Review Board. In 2012 he authored a report for the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport called “Digital Giving in the Arts – Democratising Philanthropy.”  Through the Hazelhurst Trust he has focused his giving on community projects 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.