Richard Bowdidge is Tom’s Father and Founder of The Tom Bowdidge Youth Cancer Foundation. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and takes an active role in the management of the Foundation as well as developing and implementing the strategic vision alongside the Chief Executive Officer and the rest of the Board.
In addition, Richard takes an active part in managing and creating fundraising opportunities, including events and especially corporate partnerships.
Richard works for a Lloyd’s insurance broker in London and is responsible for the management of a specialist team advising corporate clients on their complex insurance requirements. He has worked in the insurance market for some 30 years. Richard has recently taken on the role of Colchester Ambassador.
While Tom was ill, Richard alongside Nikki, supported him in his fundraising efforts and now takes an enthusiastic part in driving Tom’s vision forward to ensure The Foundation adheres to these founding principles.