Aberdeen City Council
Business and Skills Manager
Matt has over 15 years’ experience working in community and economic development and relocated to Aberdeen in September 2016 to take up the role of Business and Skills Manager. His economic development career started in 2001 with a community organisation in a regeneration area of Nottingham. Since then, Matt has worked in a number of local authority and public-private partnerships, in Sheffield and Nottingham. His roles have covered a wide range of economic development activities including external funding, inward investment, employment and skills and physical regeneration / business park development.
Matt has a degree and Masters in Russian and Soviet Studies and retains a keen interest in this. Outside of work, Matt’s interests include literature, film, hiking and travel.