Matt is Managing Director of Disraeli Group, a leadership and management consultancy working with senior clients in the private and public sectors on issues of organisational health and performance.
Before founding Disraeli Group, Matt worked as an HR executive for Barclays, where he was a Managing Director and Global Head of Talent, and previously for Shell, where he was Group Head of Organisation Effectiveness. In these roles he was involved with a number of high profile crises and reputational challenges, as well as working with the CEOs and senior leadership teams to improve the safety, efficiency and social impact of the businesses globally.
For Barclays, he helped set up and manage the Salz Review into the bank’s business practices in 2012, and co-led the bank’s work to respond to recommendations in talent, reward and performance management. At Shell, he led teams working all over the world on complex projects, as well as with corporate functions including Finance, HR and IT.
Matt’s career began in consulting, initially for Accenture and Metapraxis, and then for Towers Watson where he was a partner in Chicago and London. His consulting experience includes many projects working with government departments and agencies, including the DWP, Legal Services Commission, Ofcom, Railway Safety and the British Museum.
Matt has an MA in Classics from Christ Church, Oxford, where he was an Open Scholar. He is an experienced charity trustee, and a school governor.