Before joining Nous, Matthew was a commercial business advisor in Sydney for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, New Zealand’s business development agency, with 40 offices globally. NZTE’s purpose is to support businesses to grow bigger, better and faster into international markets. Matthew advised and consulted over 50 companies on how to grow, helping businesses solve their toughest challenges in exporting around the world.
Prior to joining NZTE, Matthew worked for over 10 years at Nestle, the world’s largest fast-moving consumer goods company. At Nestle, Matthew held various sales, category and operations roles in Australia, the UK and New Zealand. In Australia he led a business team across category, marketing, supply and finance. This involved writing the strategy and delivering the two-to-three-year plan for the business unit.
Matthew is a passionate sports fan, particularly at community level, and still plays a bit of cricket and touch rugby. He loves intrepid travel, the outdoors and getting off the beaten track.