Richard Bowdidge

Richard Bowdidge

Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Tom Bowdidge Youth Cancer Foundation


Born in Colchester, Richard went to school in the city and has lived in the area all his life.  He has worked in the insurance market for some 30 years and works for a Lloyd’s insurance broker in London.  He is responsible for the management of a specialist team advising corporate clients on their complex insurance requirements.

The Tom Bowdidge Youth Cancer Foundation

Richard takes an active role in the management and direction of the Foundation, which has its HQ in Colchester.  He also takes an active part in managing and creating fundraising opportunities, including events and especially corporate partnerships. Recently the Foundation has invested over £57,000 into Colchester Hospital to provide facilities for teenagers and young adults with cancer.