Matthew has 21 years’ experience of leading business development, marketing and communications strategy across a diverse range of organisations, including those in the mental healthcare, education and charity sectors, alongside extensive experience working with the public sector. He spent eight years leading The Priory Group’s marketing, communication and customer contact teams, and is currently responsible for business development for a multi-national organisation providing specialist education and care to those with a diagnosis of autism or with social, emotional or mental health needs.

“I am passionate about good communication in mental health, both for those currently accessing services and for the individuals who wish to find out more about it. Reducing stigma and increasing knowledge are essential factors in empowering recovery and MHM plays an important role in making this a reality”

Outside of work Matthew spends most of his time with his young family and driving ‘Dad’s Taxi’, with the remainder spent trying to keep up with his younger and considerably faster team mates on a cricket field.