Matthew is a finance and investment professional with over 20 years' experience in acquiring, building and selling businesses across a range of industries, both domestically and internationally.
He has worked on M&A transactions in industries ranging from aviation and property to advertising and marketing. Having been a CEO and CFO Matthew also has extensive experience in growing, developing and managing businesses.
Prior to M.H. Carnegie, Matthew was the founding CEO of Global Aviation Asset Management (GAAM), an international aircraft leasing business. Matthew grew GAAM from a start-up to a fleet of 53 commercial aircraft, valued at A$2bn, and successfully sold the portfolio to the NYSE-listed FLY Leasing Limited in October 2011. He was also the Executive Director at the Liberman Family's LJCB Investment Group, one of Australia's largest family offices.
He has experience in capital markets transactions, preparing businesses for IPO, managing the underwriting of equity capital raisings and preparing bidder's statements for ASX takeovers.
Matthew has a background as a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance, from the University of NSW