Matt is currently Head of Platform Major Subcontracts at BAE Systems Maritime Australia, with 14 years' experience in supply chain roles across a number of maritime defence programs in the UK and Australia.
After a short spell in consultancy, Matt begun his procurement and supply chain career in the UK after joining BAE Systems’ graduate program. This led to a variety of roles across numerous programs, including the Head Office Supply Chain, UK Successor Deterrent Programme, UK Astute Submarine Programme, and UK Dreadnought Programme.
In his current role, which is focused on the Hunter Class Frigate Program, Matt is responsible for a rapidly expanding team based in three Australian States and the UK that is collectively responsible for delivery of subcontracts for dozens of unique procurement packages.
Matt studied Operations Management at Lancaster University, before going on to study a Masters in Operational Research with a focus on computer simulation. Early in his procurement career he completed a Graduate Diploma of Purchasing and Supply, obtaining MCIPs status. In his spare time Matt likes to get outdoors with his wife and two children, and he is enjoying settling into a new life, having emigrated to Australia at the start of the year.