Speaking Out of Turn

Trevor Beattie was born in Birmingham and educated at Moseley Art School. He gained an Hons Degree in Graphic Design from Wolverhampton Polytechnic before moving to London and a career in advertising which has seen him become one of the most talked-about characters in an industry of talked-about characters.

He set up Beattie McGuinness Bungay (BMB) in 2005. And produced the Bafta-winning movie Moon in 2009.

As one of the earliest purchasers of a (return) ticket on Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, he is looking forward to becoming an astronaut in 2014.

“I set up The Jack And Ada Beattie Foundation in honour and memory of my parents. It will adhere to their life-long held principles of fair play, care for the vulnerable and getting the job done. It will fight against inequality in all its forms (when you come from a family of TEN, you soon learn the importance of equality…) and it will probably bear the Beattie family trait of defiance in the face of adversity.”

Trevor Beattie

“My philanthropic journey ~ Realising value” from Philanthropy UK, Winter 2012