Matt is co-founder & director of the Centre for Entrepreneurs. He was recruited in 2013 by the Centre's founder Luke Johnson to design, launch and run the think tank. Since then, he has overseen ten research projects on topics as diverse as seaside town revival, ex-prisoner rehabilitation, serial entrepreneurship and graduate incubation. Previously, Matt co-founded the European Startup Network and NACUE – the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs. Matt is a judge for the Telegraph Trade Awards, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards and the Heropreneurs Awards.