Matt is a partner in the EY-Parthenon practice of Ernst & Young LLP. He is based in London and serves as the head of the EY-Parthenon United Kingdom office and leads the Education practice in Europe. He was with Parthenon since 2010, before its combination with EY in August 2014. During his career, Matt has worked in both public and private sectors within the education industry.
Previously, Matt worked at McKinsey & Co., where he led strategy and organization work in a wide range of contexts, from highly successful FTSE 3 companies and mid-caps to public sector institutions and government departments. For seven years, Matt worked in the education support services sector, holding P&L responsibility. He led teams working on school improvement (National Challenge), academy development, the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) program, and children’s services technology and management information.
Matt has led work across every stage and sub-sector of education in the UK and across Europe, including public and private schools (K-12), vocational and further education, universities and support services. He has worked in buy- and sell-side diligence, international strategy, marketing and sales force strategy, and general corporate strategy.
Matt holds a degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge and was a Gatsby Scholar.
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