Matt started his career in manufacturing in the defence industry, designing manufacturing facilities for missile systems. He then moved to Human Resources and progressed to hold a number of senior HR roles within the European defence contractor Matra BAe Dynamics before joining BAE Systems to take up the role of Head of Human Resources and Head of Employee Relations for the Hawk Aircraft. During that time Matt spent two years working with Wayne Brockbank and CK Prahalad of the University of Michigan on the future role of Human Resources as well as guiding the Brough site through a major restructure.
Mid 2003 he joined Nestlé and in 2006 was promoted to the role of Director of Human Resources for the Nestlé Rowntree Division. In 2008 Matt moved to Switzerland as Assistant Vice President Human Resources Nestlé SA before returning to the UK in August 2010 to take up the role of Group Human Resources Director Nestlé UK & Ireland. Matt has a Masters in organisational design and development and his interests are in organisational design, employee relations and NLP. Matt is married and has one daughter.