Chief Programmes Officer
Matthew joined GÉANT in June 1996 as Commercial Manager, responsible for its financial operations, later becoming CFO in February 2003 and then General Manager in 2010. Now as Chief Programmes Officer, he leads the GÉANT Project Office which oversees 20+ projects including GN4-3 and GN4-3N, and is responsible for the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) process.
An engineer and qualified accountant with 20 years’ experience in the R&E networking area, Matthew has a deep understanding of GÉANT’s key stakeholders’ requirements and uses his strategic outlook, combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, collaborative approach and attention to detail to help the organisation deliver to its objectives and where possible exceed expectations.
Matthew is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, qualified Chartered Accountant and holds an Engineering degree from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.