Director & Public Affairs Advisor
Matthew is a Public Affairs consultant with nearly 20 years' experience working both as a consultant and in-house for some of the country’s largest FMCG businesses, including Nestle, Kraft, Danone, PepsiCo, Burger King and Weight Watchers.
Much of his career was spent in Brussels where he worked in the European Commission and then European Parliament for former EPP Environment Spokesman, John Bowis, on many of the formative pieces of EU waste, water, recycling and air legislation.
He specialises in environmental sustainability and public health issues and his work spans both technical lobbying dossiers and broader education and awareness campaigns. He took over Harcourt in 2015 and blogs regularly on the challenges for businesses looking to navigate post-Brexit UK and EU policy-making.