Matt manages capability building related to the sustainability and resilience of foundation partners and also develops capability programs for the wider for-purpose sector. His work includes the funding of new social enterprise and intermediary partners in the key areas of employment and justice.
Before joining the foundation, Matt ran a UK-based incubator for young entrepreneurs, worked in venture capital and co-founded a leading UK social impact consulting firm at which he was the executive director for 12 years.
Matt delivered social enterprise programs for the Cabinet Office and Department of Work and Pensions in the UK. In response to the GFC, he developed the UK’s first non-profit merger and collaboration services and published the Good Merger Guide for Charities. He has also served as a director on several for-purpose sector boards.
Matt holds a BA Honours in History of Modern Art and Design. He moved to Sydney from London in 2017 and loves living a five-minute walk from the beach. He aims to swim most mornings of the year, has passions for motorbikes and chess, creates electronic dance music and admits to an unhealthy obsession with US political podcasts.