- Role: Judge
- Job Title: Founder, Education Group
- Organisation: Winner of the 1997 Deutsche Bank Award in Music & Drama
- Categories: Music
- Years: 2015, 2016
Matt won the Deutsche Bank Award in Music and Drama in 2007 and went on to launch the Education Group (EG) generating growth to become the largest specialist arts provider in the primary education sector, working with over 10,000 schools, and assisting and devising training for over 200 EG facilitators. Following this, he directed the launch of the company into the Australian market and setup recruitment from various overseas countries, for work generated by EG in the UK market. Matt’s experience lies in developing brands and products based on special events and bespoke services. He has developed and delivered Extended Service programmes across the UK including large scale operations for Ealing, Southwark & Hackney Councils, and developed programmes for the Royal Academy of Music and Trinity College, London in school workshop leadership. He has also advised senior management at Royal Academy of Music on social inclusion strategies and devised and delivered numerous Extended Services programmes for the Royal Academy of Music.