After working for leading Middle East advertising agency Publicis Graphics, Matt began his event career working on fundraising events for AIDS charity London Lighthouse, before joining the corporate events team at the investment bank Credit Suisse.
He then founded his own event company and has since won 30 industry awards for his creative and strategic approach to event design and production.
A prominent figure in the UK event industry, he is often invited to judge or speak at industry events, which has included:
Matt has contributed to both consumer magazines, such as Instyle, Esquire and Ocado Life, and trade publications including Conference & Incentive Travel and his own monthly column, Matt's Planet, in RSVP.
He is author of the book Become an Event Planner: Secrets for Getting Hired from Employers, Recruiters, and Event Professionals, a practical guide for starting a career in events.
For more information see becomeaneventplanner.org