Matthew replaces Paul Prudhoe who retired after three and a half years of excellent, hard work in the role
Matthew has a strong background in Australia and overseas with organisations including Basketball Victoria, Sport NSW, Tenpin Bowling Australia, Sport Bay of Plenty (NZ) and England Netball. Matthew has also worked at the grassroots and club levels as General Manager of the Bulleen Boomers in Melbourne and the General Manager of Central Coast Basketball in NSW.
During his career, Matthew has also worked closely with all levels of Government and key stakeholder partners including Sport England, Sport and Recreation Victoria, Victoria Police, VicSport, VicHealth, NSW Health and Sport AUS on a variety of projects and programs with a focus on growth, leadership and capacity building.
Matthew has a passion for community sport and will bring diverse knowledge and experience to the organisation.
On his appointment, Matthew commented: “I am excited to be joining Orienteering Australia. I am looking forward to working with the board and members to build on the foundation that has been set.”