Matthew is Executive Chairman of Hawthorn Advisors, the Strategic Communications Consultancy, is a Non-Executive Director of Berry Bros & Rudd and serves as a Senior Adviser to China International Capital Corporation (CICC) Beijing. Matthew is also a Senior Adviser to GL Capital, the Beijing based Healthcare Private Equity Firm and is an Adviser to the Quintessentially Group. He is also co-founder of White Calm Luxury Resorts.
Matthew previously served as Global President and Chief Executive Officer of Russell Reynolds Associates from 2007 to 2012. During his 20 year career at the Firm, alongside his client activities, he ran the Global Financial Services Sector, led the Businesses in Europe and Asia and sat on the Firm's Operating and Executive Committee.
Matthew has Chaired both the Make A Wish and AYME charities in the UK and received his LLB (hons) from the University of Hull.