Don Bowman


Don is responsible for the strategic direction of the consortium and leading the team of procurement management and support staff. He is the managing director and company secretary of LUPC, and company secretary of Ensemble Purchasing.

Don Bowman, Director 07931 862 275

Don joined LUPC in early 2016 as LUPC’s assistant director (procurement) and was appointed director of LUPC in December 2018. Working in the HE sector since 2011, he was the head of procurement at the University of Kent for nearly five years prior to moving to LUPC.

Don has over 20 years' experience in public and private sector procurement with experience gained from a varied career that has seen him working across catering, food production and broadcast sales at the Department of Health and Social Security; House of Lords; Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Skills Funding Agency.

Don lives on the Kent coast and is a supporter of Charlton Athletic.