New Venture Institute

Matthew is a senior executive with broad experience in strategic and change management in the welfare, environmental and sports management fields. He is presently Director of the New Venture Institute at Flinders University which he founded in 2013. He has a passion for the conversion of innovative ideas into new value in our society and his background reflects this.

His current role leading the New Venture Institute at sees him drive the innovation and entrepreneurial focus for Flinders University. This includes helping students and others develop new businesses by leveraging the assets of the University as well as increasing business engagement across the various faculties. He has extensive commercial acumen and experience in start-up venture creation. In this role he is an advisor, mentor, and coach to numerous start-up founders throughout Australia and sits on the Board of numerous start-ups.