Midlands Region Chairman, Office Senior Partner, Birmingham and Midlands Deals Leader, PwC United Kingdom
Matthew is the Chairman of the Midlands region, and Senior Partner for the Birmingham office. He leads a team of 2,500 client specialists from offices in Birmingham, the East Midlands and Milton Keynes.
He was previously West Region Chairman for PwC (2013-15). He leads the PwC Deals practice across the Midlands and North, including Business Recovery Services (BRS) his practising specialism. He is the Independent Senior Partner to a number of high profile and fast growing clients. He is a board level advisor with transactional experience across a broad range of sectors, including industrial manufacturing, real estate, retail, banking and consumer products.
Matthew has lead a series of high profile restructuring assignments, including the restructuring and subsequent sale of Caparo Industries, the rescue of the iconic London Black cab manufacturer, Manganese Bronze, as well as large property restructurings & construction/development appointments, including The Cube in Birmingham. He was also the lead administrator of Royal Worcester & Spode concluding a sale to Portmeirion.
Matthew is also Chair of the West Midlands Growth Company, the organisation charged with attracting new businesses and investment to the region and creating jobs.
He has also been the partner sponsor for PwC’s Ride the Nation charity event for the PwC Foundation in 2015, 2017 and 2019, which to date has raised more than £300,000, making a real difference to the communities we work within every day. The event was conceived, and continues to be run, planned and organised solely by our people.
Matthew lives in the Midlands with his wife Jennie, and they have two sons, and as a family are keen skiers, and football and rugby fans.