Matthew has over 27 years’ experience as an accountant, business and tax advisor. He has over 12 years’ experience as a registered mortgage broker and over three years’ experience as a Financial Planner.

Matthew was appointed as a Director of Whitebark Energy Limited in March 2021.

Matthew has a degree in Accountancy from the University of South Australia and has completed the Chartered Accountancy qualification with Certificates of Merit in Taxation and Ethics. He is also a Registered Tax Agent, an Accredited MFAA mortgage/finance consultant and a Financial Planner.

Matthew is the founder and sole Director of Business Initiatives Pty Ltd, an Adelaide-based Chartered Accountancy firm. The firm offer a holistic approach to clients’ financial needs, offering a wide range of services with a strong focus on continuous business improvement and wealth creation. Matthew works in a client advisory role for small to medium sized businesses.

Matthew was also appointed as Financial Controller of listed company Aerometrex Limited in 2008. He was thereafter appointed as Finance Director of the company in 2011 after guiding the company through the management buyout process that occurred in the same year. Matthew has been instrumental in all financial strategies and decisions of the company during its growth.