Matthew is a Chartered Accountant and previously worked for KPMG in the Audit and Corporate Finance Departments. After leaving KPMG, Matthew co-founded a telecoms business which helped to build the 2G, 3G and 4G mobile phone networks.
He was the Financial Director for 15 years before it was sold to a large US company in 2014. He now has a number of part-time business interests including commercial property in Godalming and the surrounding area.
Matthew has lived in Godalming all his life and his Father and Grandfather were previously retailers in the High Street.