Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Matt works closely with the board of Trustees and with the senior management team to oversee PBE’s strategic direction. He joined PBE at the end of 2019 and helped to drive an expansion in the organisation’s remit and reach. As part of this, he served as a founding member of the Law Family Commission on Civil Society, the research and policy programme run by PBE through 2021 and 2022 to bring together experts from across the public, private and social sectors to help “unleash the potential” of civil society over the next decade.

Matt is an economist by training and was previously instrumental in establishing the Resolution Foundation as a major economic think tank. He spent 11 years at Resolution Foundation, serving as Chief Economist and Deputy CEO, and earning a reputation as a leading expert on the subject of income inequality and UK living standards.